Apostolos Tzitzikostas was born on September 2, 1978. He studied Public Administration and International Relations at Georgetown University, in Washington
DC. After graduating in 2000, he worked at the Office of the President of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the United States Congress. In 2002 he obtained a
Masters Degree on European Public Policy and Economics from the University College of London. Following his studies, he created his own company on the field of
production, processing and standardization of dairy products, based on organic standards, by the name MACEDONIAN FARM SA. In 2007, he was elected Member
of the Greek Parliament, in the First District of Thessaloniki. On the Regional Elections of November 14, 2010 he was elected Vice-Governor of Central Macedonia
and Head of the Metropolitan Area of Thessaloniki. On the Regional Elections of May 25, 2014 he was elected Governor of Central Macedonia, obtaining 71.03%.
He represents Greece as a Member of the Committee of the Regions of the European Union, for the term 2014-2019. In July 2017, he was elected Head of the Greek Delegation and Vice-President of the European Committee of the Regions. On the Regional Elections of May 26, 2019 he was re-elected Governor of Central Macedonia, obtaining 62.03%.