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Curriculum vitae

Mitro Repo
Date of Birth
3rd of September 1958, Helsinki
Academic background
1982             Bachelor of Arts, University of Helsinki
1987             Degree in Theology, Orthodox Seminar of Kuopio
Professional experience
2009-           Member of the European Parliament
2008-           Entrepreneur, Consultant 
1997- 3.       Reverend Father in the Orthodox Congregation of Helsinki
1992-           Lecturer and trainer (Working life values and ethics)
1990-1992   4. Reverend Father in the Orthodox Congregation of Helsinki
1988-1989   Teacher in Classical languages, University of Joensuu
1981-1988   Teacher in Classical languages, Orthodox Seminar of Kuopio 
1980-1981   Teacher in Ancient Greek, Normaalilyseo of Helsinki
1977-1982   Teacher in Orthodox religion in Helsinki
2000-01, 2008  President of the Friends of the Monastery of New Valamo
1981-1990         Secretary of the Finnish Society for Byzantine Studies
1981-1990         Reporter for Byzantium and the North, Acta Byzantina Fennica
Member of the board and other affiliations in Finnish Orthodox organisations
Honours and Prizes 
2006             Goodwill Ambassador, Finnish Central Association for Mental Health
2005             Elected as the speaker of the Year by the Finnish Association for
                     teachers of verbal communication
2007             Father Mitros Dictionary Orthodox Religion
2008             Father Mitros on Life, work and Fait

In addition articles and columns in different newspapers and magazines, actively
participating in public debate on TV shows
Orthodox Icon painting, painter and teacher