The Ambassador's Bio


Ambassador and General Consul of Panama in Greece

H.E. Mrs. Julie Lymberopulos was appointed Ambassador and General Consul of Panama in Greece by the President of the Republic of Panama, H.E. Laurentino Cortizo Cohen on August 2019. On December 23, 2019, she assumed her duties as Head of Mission and on February 06, 2020 she presented her credentials to the President of the Hellenic Republic, H.E. Prokopis Pavlopoulos. H.E. Mrs. Julie Lymberopulos is also concurrent Ambassador of Panama in Cyprus, Serbia, Bulgaria and Montenegro with residence in Athens.

Mrs. Julie Lymberopulos was born in 1963 and raised in Panama City, Panama from both parents of Greek origin with roots from Messinia, Peloponnese. She holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from the National University of Panama, a diploma in International Maritime Conventions from the International Maritime University of Panama (UMIP) and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA. Since 2005 to 2021, she attended several Business Administration, Accounting, Human Resources and Professional Development Seminars and Conferences in USA and Panama. Most recently, in July 2021, she completed the executive course of MIT Sloan Executive Education School in Mastering Negotiation & Influence.

Prior to her posting in Greece, Ambassador Julie Lymberopulos was involved in the Greek Diplomatic life for 22 years and the past 10 years was Chief Financial Manager and Administrator of various corporations under the Lymber Group, an established family business over 65 years in Panama with offices in Panama, Ecuador, USA and Spain. As of January 2023, H.E. Mrs. Julie has assumed duties as the Dean of the Ambassadors of the Latin American and Caribbean Regional Group in Greece (GRULAC HELLAS). She is also very actively involved in the Women Ambassadors Group, all accredited in the Hellenic Republic.

Ambassador Julie Lymberopulos speaks Spanish, English and Greek fluently as well as basic French. She is the mother of two daughters, Margarita and Dimitra, who live and work abroad.