Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment
Mr.Andreas P. Loukas
Andreas P. Loukas was born in 1959 in Palaichori in Nicosia District and graduated from the Pancyprian Gymnasium. He studied Business Administration at the University of New Haven in the United States and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration.
In April 2019, he was appointed by the Council of Ministers at the post of Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment. In October 2019, Mr. Andreas Loukas was promoted to Permanent Secretary and he was appointed by the Council of Ministers at the post of the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment.
Prior to his appointment as Deputy Permanent Secretary, he served in the Ministry of Interior as Director of the Service of Displaces Persons. In the Ministry of Interior, he also served as Deputy Officer of Kerynia District Administration as well as Administrative Officer A’.
From 2005 to 2015, Mr. Loukas served as Administrative Officer A’ and as Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice and Public Order.
From 1998 to 2005, he served as Director of Pafos Airport and as Senior Officer of Air Operations at the Department of Civil Aviation. He also served in the Public Administration and Personnel Department as Administrative Officer, from 1988 to 1998, and as Assistant Taxation Officer at the Department of Inland Revenue, from 1987 to 1988.
Mr. Loukas was a member of the Executive Committee of the Pancyprian Public Sector Union (PASYDY) and the Vice President of Nicosia’s district PASYDY. He is the Vice President of the Cyprus-American Association. He is also Member of the Cyprus Human Resource Management Association, the American University Alumni Association, the AHEPA and also founding member and the first President of the Hellenic Cultural Club of the University of New Haven in the United States. Mr. Loukas has been honored with distinctions and awards for both his academic and professional performance.
He is married to Maria Stylianou and they have three children.