Kalypso Goula is a lawyer at the Supreme Court (Areios Pagos). She was born in Thessaloniki and in 1988 she graduated from the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, where she completed postgraduate studies in Commercial and Economic Law.
She also speaks English and French.
From 2008 to 2011 she was a member of the Board of Directors of the Thessaloniki Bar Association.
In 2010 she was elected municipal councillor in the Municipality of Thessaloniki and was re-elected in 2014. From January 2011 to January 2013, she was Vice Mayor of Social Solidarity and Citizen Protection and from February 2013 to March 2017 Vice Mayor of Social Policy and Solidarity. As Vice Mayor of Social Policy, she worked to create, for the first time, model social support structures for vulnerable groups affected by the financial crisis. At the same time, she collaborated with international organizations to reclaim European programs aimed at tackling the refugee crisis.
In March 2017, she was elected President of the Municipal Council and became the first woman president in the history of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, a position she held until January 2019. In the 2019 European elections, she was a candidate for European Member of Parliament with the party of Nea Dimokratia.
From November 2019 until March 2022 she was the President of the Executive Board of the Kaftanzoglio National Stadium of Thessaloniki.