Born in Athens, Amb. D. Chronopoulos received his law degree from the University of Athens.
Following a short career as lawyer with the Athens Bar, he joined the Diplomatic Service of the Hellenic MFA in 1984.
He has served in the Greek Embassies in Ankara (Turkey), Washington D.C. (USA), Bucharest (Romania), The Hague (The Netherlands), as well as in the Greek Permanent Delegation to NATO (Brussels) in charge of the politico – military agenda.
Between 2009-2012 he was assigned Director General of National Defense Policy and International Relations in the Ministry of National Defense. Since 2013 he has served as Director for European Security (OSCE), UN Affaires and International Organizations, Disarmament and international terrorism/ piracy. His last assignment with the MFA was Director of Greek-Turkish Relations and, in parallel, chief negotiator for the delimitation of maritime zones.
On July 2016, he was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hellenic Republic to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. In parallel, he was Permanent Representative to the OPCW, ICJ, ICC and other International Organizations in The Hague.
Since October 11,2019, he is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Bulgaria.
He speaks English, French and Spanish.