Alternate General Secretary
Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction
Tzanetos Filippakos was born in Gytheio, Laconia ι n 1952.
He is a retired Police General since 2009 and a full professor at the Hellenic Police Academy.
Since 2012, he got involved actively in politics, as a member of the “Independent Greeks” political party, in which he was appointed Secretary General for Security and Citizen Protection issues.
On April 30th 2015, according to governmental decision (Government Gazette 298/28.04.15) he was appointed Alternate General Secretary of the Ministry of Interior and Administrative Reconstruction. This, newly formed, post withholds the portfolio of the coordination of the Services/ Agencies of the former Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection, the Ministry of Migration Policy and the Hellenic Coast Guard as well, in the sensitive field of migration, including the responsibility of Aliens and Border Protection Branch of the Hellenic Police Headquarters.
Tzanetos Filippakos graduated from the Public Administration and Political Science Department of the Panteion University, from which also received his M.A.
He has participated in numerous educational programs and various seminars, both in Greece and abroad, in the fields of Public Administration, Management and Criminology.
During his Police career, beyond systematic curricular training, he received specialized training on Terrorism, Organized Crime, Olympic Games Security, Human Rights, Administration – Leadership, etc.
He is a tutor at Police Academy for the last 25 years, in Public Prosecution and Public Order Issues (Police Department Service – Foot and Mobile Police Patrolling).
The State has honored him many times from for his contribution to the society and the Police.