Foteini Arampatzi was born in the Greek town of Serres on May 17, 1974. She is a graduate of the Law School of the Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki and holds a post-graduate degree (MBA) in Business Administration from the University of Macedonia, Greece. Moreover, she attended study courses in Political Science and e-Business at LSE.
She worked as journalist and TV producer in the News Agency of the European Commission in Brussels (1997-1998) and as reporter/producer in Mega, Antenna, Star, Alpha, Alter and ERT-3 Greek TV channels. In September 1998 she set up DIKTYO S.A., a regional information TV channel in Serres, which she directed until 2012. She has taken part in numerous European conferences as Media representative and in journalist delegations accompanying Presidents and Prime Ministers of the Hellenic Republic. Furthermore, she has served over a number of years as main organizer of social intervention campaigns of a charitable, cultural and environmental nature.
In May 2012 she ran for the first time as candidate with the Nea Dimokratia (New Democracy) party and was elected Member of the Greek Parliament. Since then, she has been elected with the same party for consecutive terms up to this day. On July 9, 2019 she was appointed Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Food by the newly elected Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
From March 2015 to February 2016 and from February 2017 to July 2019 she served as Head of Section for Rural Development and Food, and from February 2016 to January 2017 as Head of Section for Tourism of the Nea Dimokratia party. From 2017 to 2019 she represented the Nea Dimokratia party in European Inter-Parliamentary Conferences as Head of Section for Rural Development and Food, expressing the positions of her party, among other subjects, on the new CAP.
She has been a member of the following Committees : the Permanent Committee on Production and Trade, the Committee on European Affairs, the Special Permanent Committee on Diaspora Hellenism, the Committee on the Statutes of the Parliament, and the Committee on French-speaking Communities. Finally, she was a member of the 11-member-strong Committee of the Nea Dimokratia party on the Revision of the Constitution in 2014.
She speaks English, French and Italian.