Let me start out by saying what a fantastic honor it is for me to be here up on this panel with Minister Panagiotopoulos, Alternate Minister Varvitsiotis, with Minister Christodoulides, Minister Dimitrov, Admiral Apostolakis. And I also want to say a public thank you to everyone who has reached out to say περαστικά after my…

Good afternoon, everyone, or as we say in Greece, Καλησπέρα σας! It’s a really great pleasure to be with you here in Thessaloniki and I’m excited about this first-ever Gilman Scholar Regional Summit. I know you’ve all had a packed schedule over the past couple of days and met with many gifted Greek and American…