Nektarios Farmakis was born in 1980 and grew up in Agrinio. He holds a law degree, as well as a Law Master degree majoring in Civil Procedural Law from the Democritus University of Thrace. He has been practicing law since 2006, as a member of the Agrinio Bar Association and a lawyer at the Supreme Court. Since 2013, Nektarios Farmakis is an accredited Ombudsman from the Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights.

In 2010 local elections he was first elected Regional Councilor in Etoloakarnania at the age of 30. In June 2019, Nektarios Farmakis was elected Regional Governor of Western Greece, with the party “Everything from the beginning” and took office on September 1st of the same year.

He speaks two foreign languages, English and German and is married to the Lawyer Evi Chr. Pappa. Τhey have a daughter and a son.