Second Deputy Commandant of the Hellenic Coast Guard Vice Admiral HCG Pantazoglou Aristeidis
He was born in Piraeus in 1970.
He is a graduate of Merchant Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos/Marine Engineering Department.
He entered the Hellenic Naval Academy in 1993 and graduated in 1995 with the rank of Ensign H.C.G.
He served in the Coast Guard Patrol Vessel (CPV) 020 from 1995 to 2000 and from2000 to 2004 in the Marine Environment Protection Division.
In 2004, after completing his training as a helicopter pilot, he was assigned to the Air Means Unit/Helicopter Squadron as a pilot, where he served until 2016 assuming the duties of Helicopter Squadron Operations Officer,Flight Instructor, Helicopter Squadron Commanderand Deputy Commander of the Air Means Unit.
He has servedas a Director of OperationMeans Directorate as well as a Maritime Attache in London.
As a Rear Admiral (H.C.G.) he was appointed as Commander in the 1st Regional CommandH.C.G. in Piraeus.In April 2021 he was assigned as aDirector General of the Security & Policing Directorate and in April 2022 as anInspector General H.C.G.
On 18-03-2023 he was promoted to the rank of Vice-Admiral (H.C.G.) and assumed the duties of the Second Deputy Commandant of the Hellenic Coast Guard.
He has attended a series of trainings and seminars and has been awarded all the awards, medals and ensigns provided for his rank and position.
He speaks the English language fluently.
He is married and the father of two boys.