Lieutenant General Spyridon Alfantakis was born in 1966 in Larisa. He was admitted to the Hellenic Military Academy (Evelpidon) in 1983 and graduated in 1987 as Artillery Second Lieutenant.
As a junior Officer he served in Artillery Units as Commander in Reserve Officer’s Candidate Squadron, Battery Commander, Company Deputy Commander and as Monitor in EU Mission in Former Yugoslavia.
He has attended all required Artillery Officer Training Courses.
In 2005, he attended the Hellenic Supreme Joint War College.
During his career he was assigned as Staff Officer in the Hellenic Army General Staff (HAGS) in the Artillery Directorate.
In 2006 he was assigned as Commander of the 98th National Guard Squadron.
In 2008, he was assigned to Higher Military Command of Interior and Islands, as Commander of the Artillery. Also, he served as Director of Studies at the Artillery School.
Upon his promotion to Colonel in 2012, he attended the Hellenic National Defense College (HNDC) and then assigned as Staff Officer of the Organisation Division at HAGS.
In 2016, he assumed the duties as Commanding of National Guard Squadron of 95th Higher National Guard Battalions Command (Regiment).
In 2017, he was promoted to Brigadier General and assigned to the D Army Corps "THRAKI" as Commander of the Artillery Commandment (Brigade).
In 2019, he was assigned to HAGS as Director of Organisation Division.
In 2020, having promoted to Major General, he was assigned as Director of the Artillery Directorate at HAGS.
In 2021 was assigned as Deputy Commander of the Higher Military Command of Interior and Islands (ASDEN) and in 2022 as Director of the A' Branch (Operations) at HAGS.
On January 17th 2023, upon decision of the Governmental Council on Foreign Policy and National Defense he was promoted to Lieutenant General and assumed his duties as Commander of the Hellenic National Defense College (HNDC).
Lieutenant General Spyridon Alfantakis has been awarded all decorations, commendations and medals provided for his rank.
Foreign languages: English.
He is married and has one child.