Dimitrios Raikos is a Greek Judge and the first one to be appointed on merit by the UN General Assembly as a Judge in the United Nations Appeals Tribunal. He currently holds the position of the First Vice-President of the UN Appeals Tribunal.
He is President of the Administrative Court of Appeal of Patras and a permanent Associate Professor of Administrative Law, Administrative Procedural Law and Public Procurement Law at the Democritus University of Thrace.
He has studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He holds a PhD in Law.
His career as a judge began in 1985 when he was appointed as a first instance Judge. In 1996 he served as the President of the Administrative Court, until 2000 when he was appointed appellate judge. In 2013, he was appointed President of the Independent Authority for Public Procurement of Greece, and since 2001 he has been a Professor at the National School of Judges in Greece. Between 2002 and 2003 he was a member of the Ad Hoc Committee for the Negotiation of the UN Convention against Corruption, and from 2006 up to 2008 he served as the Vice-Chairman of the Association of European Administrative Judges.