Ambassador Omar Amer Youssef has recently assumed his duties as Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Hellenic Republic. He has a long and outstanding diplomatic and international career with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Egypt spanning more than three decades. Ambassador Omar Youssef prior his arrival in Greece was Assistant Foreign Minister, Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, he also held the position of Assistant Foreign Minister, Chief of Diplomatic Corps.
H.E. Mr. Omar Youssef, served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Austria, and Permanent Representative of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the International Organizations in Vienna. He also served at the Embassy in Washington, and in Sydney, Australia.
His Excellency has represented Egypt in various International Organizations, and International Conferences. Particularly on Arms Control and Disarmament and Regional Security issues. He was Nuclear Security Sherpa from 2014-2016, Chairman of Arab, and African Group in Vienna and notably, Chair of Group 77 and China (Vienna Chapter).
His Excellency holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication from Cairo University (1988) and Political Science Diploma from Cairo University (1991).