MP for Thessaloniki (B’ zone), Responsible for the Environment, Energy and Climate Change sector, KINAL, George Arvanitidis hails from Thessaloniki, Makedonia. He is married to Kalliopi Arabatzis and father of two daughters, Maria and Stavroula. He holds a Diploma Business administration at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. After completing his studies, he worked in the private sector as Manager. He elected Mayor of Sindos Municipality (1995-1998) and Mayor of Echedoros Municipality (2003-2007 and 2007-2009).
In 4 October 2009 he was elected Member of the Greek Parliament (MP) for the Constituency of Thessaloniki (B’ zone) with the Panhellenic Socialist Movement, PASOK Party. He was re-elected in the parliamentary elections of 25th of January 2015, of 20 September 2015 and of 7 July 2019 with the KINAL (Kinima Allagis) Party. During his incumbency in the Hellenic Parliament he has been member of the Standing Committee on Public Administration, Public Order and Justice, the Special Permanent Committee of the Regions, the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, the Special Permanent Committee on Environmental Protection, the Subcommittee on Water Resources, the Special Permanent Committee on monitoring the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights, the Greece – Georgia Friendship Group, the Greece – USA FriendshipGroup, the Greece – Russia Friendship Group, the Greece – China Friendship Group, the Greece – Azerbaijan Friendship Group, the Greece – Indias Friendship Group, the Greece – Kazakhstan Friendship Group, the Greek Delegation in the Council of OSCE.
He is the responsible MP for the Environment, Energy and Climate Change Sector for the KINAL Party and Member of the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, the Standing Committee on Production and Trade, the Special Permanent Committee on Environmental Protection and the Parliamentary Delegation in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).