Rear Admiral Georgios Kampourakis HN

Rear Admiral Georgios Kampourakis HN  

Commodore Georgios Kampourakis HN was born on the 16th of March 1965 in Chania, Crete. He graduated from the Hellenic Naval Academy in 1986,  as an Ensign.

 

He was promoted to:

  • Lieutanant Junior Grade          1989
  • Lieutenant                                1993
  • Lieutenant Commander           1998
  • Commander                             2003
  • Captain                                    2011
  • Commodore                            2016
  • Rear Admiral                          2019         

 

He served onboard several units of the Hellenic Fleet as Staff Officer, Executive (XO) and Commanding Officer (CO).

His previous assignments include:

 

  • Deputy Chief of the Hellenic Navy General Staff
     
  • From November 2015 Director of the A’ Branch  (Plans  and  Policy,    

    Operations, Intelligence   and Communications) in the Hellenic Navy    

    General  Staff.                                                                      (2015-2019)

   Head of Operations and Exercises Department/Hellenic Navy General     

    Staff, Plans and Policy, Operations, Intelligence and Communications     

      Branch                                                                                (2014-2015)

  • Commander of the Patrol Ships Command                         (2012-2014)
     
  • Head of Training and Education Department
    Hellenic Navy General Staff, Personnel Branch                 (2010-2012)
     
  • CO of FFG HS THEMISTOKLES                                      (2009-2010)
     
  • Deputy Chief of the Fast Patrol Boats’ Command              (2008-2009)
     
  • SHAPE BRANCH CHIEF S3 HSG                                    (2005-2008)
     
  • Commander of the Fast Patrol Boats’ 1st Squadron            (2004-2005)
     
  • CO of the Fast Patrol Boat HS SIMITZOPOULOS            (1998-2001)

 

He assumed his current position as Head of Plans and Policy, Operations, Intelligence and Communications Branch of the Hellenic Navy General Staff in October 2015.


Education

  • 2005               National Defence College
  • 2003               Hellenic Naval War College
  • 2002               Joint Staff Defence School
  • 1998               Navy Staff College
  • 1982-86         Hellenic Naval Academy

 

He is a fluent English speaker and he has been awarded with the following decorations and medals:

  • Gold Cross of the order of Phoenix
  • Gold Cross of the order of Honour
  • Commanders Cross of the order of Phoenix
  • Commanders Cross of the order of Honour
  • Medal of Military Merit C’ and B’ Class
  • Navy Force Meritorious Command Medal C’ and B’ Class
  • Navy Force Formation Command Medal C’ Class
  • Staff Officer Service Commendation Medal B' Class

 

He is married and father of two children.