Mr. Vassilis Kikilias is a doctor, MSc in Health Care Services Management, PhD in Medicine and MP in the 1st Constituency of Athens for Nea Demokratia, the leading opposition party in Greece.
Since October 2017 he has been Head of National Defense Sector of Nea Demokratia. He has served also as Spokesman of Nea Demokratia (11/2016-10/2017). He has been appointed as Minister of Public Order & Citizen Protection (2014-15) and as Special Coordinator of Immigration Policy (2016).
In the past, he was elected Head of the major opposition party in the Attica Region and as counselor in the municipality of Athens. He was a professional basketball player for many years, member of the Greek national team and as a player of AEK b.c. he won the Championship and the European Cup.