Chryssy Potsiou Elected as New FIG President - 24/06/2014
Chryssy Potsiou was elected as new president of the International Federation of Surveyors (FIG) for the upcoming 4-year term (2015-2018) at the recent 25th FIG Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Potsiou, from the Technical Chamber of Greece, was the sole candidate for the presidency. Two FIG vice-presidents were also elected for the same period: Rudolf Staiger, DVW, Germany, and Diane Dumashie, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, United Kingdom.
Potsiou has been active within FIG since 1982 and has served as vice-president since 2011. With over 30 years of experience in education, training and international capacity building in land management and administration, she will be directing the FIG in the run-up to the 2017 FIG Working Week in Helsinki, Finland (organised by the Finnish Association of Geodetic and Land Surveyors (MIL) and Finnish Association of Surveyors (MAKLI), with the National Land Survey of Finland (NLS) as partner), and the 2018 Congress in Istanbul, Turkey (hosted by the Turkish Chamber of Survey and Cadastre Engineers). Potsiou holds a position as associate professor at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA).Last updated: 27/02/2018