Savvas Tsitouridis (born February 3, 1954) is a Greek politican and member of the New Democracy and former Minister for Employment and Social Protection.
Tsitouridis workef for the European Commission in Brussels from 1981 to 1990 and 1995 to 1996 on matters pertaining to agriculture, competition, state subsidies and the internal market.
He has been a member of the New Democracy Central Committee since April 1994. He was elected MP in the Kilkis constituency in the general elections of 1996 and 2000.
In June 2000, he became shadow minister for the environment, town planning and public works.
In March 2004 he was appointed Minister for Rural Development and Food but resigned in September of the same year after it became public that he had tried to influence his son's entry into university.
He returned to the cabinet on February 15 2006 as Minister for Employment and Social Protection.
' Minister for Rural Development and Food 2004
Succeeded by: Evangelos Basiakos
Preceded by: Panos Panagiotopoulos
Minister for Employment and Social Protection 2006
Succeeded by: Incumbent
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