Alexis Phylactopoulos has served as President of College Year in Athens and of DIKEMES, an educational associate of CYA, from 1986 until June 2023. In July 2023 he was elected to the position of Executive Chair of the CYA Board of Trustees.
His first degree is from the University of Athens and his post-graduate degrees from Princeton University and the University of Cambridge. His specialization is the Law of the Sea. He has served as Director of Press and Information Service of the Greek Embassies in Washington D.C. and Mexico City.
He is Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Athens College, member of the Board of Directors of the Greek Archaeological Society, Secretary of the Board of AAECG (Association of American Educational and Cultural Organizations in Greece), member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and member of the General Assembly of EUASA (the European Association of Study Abroad). He is also President of the Princeton Alumni Club of Greece, and has served as a Board member of companies and educational institutions.