Athanassios Randos has been appointed president president of the Council of State, Greece’s top administrative court, it was announced Thursday.
His appointment was made on a recommendation by Justice Minister Costas Tsiaras.
Randos had until now served as vice-president.
Randos replaces Katerina Sakellaropoulou who was recently elected Greek President.
Born in Athens in 1953, Randos graduated from Athens University’s Law School before receiving a postgraduate degree on European law from the University of Brussels.