He was born in 1964 in Athens. He is married with two children and lives and works in Athens. He is a graduate of the Athens School of Economics, Department of Management and Finance from which he won a scholarship to do his MBA in cooperation with the University of Birmingham. He has worked for many years in the Departments of multinational and national Greek firms in Fast Moving Consuming Goods and Retail Commerce, gaining valuable experience in commercial, financial and human resource management. Since 2005, he has cooperated with several British Universities that have campuses in Greece as a visiting professor. He teaches Management at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Lately, he has joined a consultant group that specialises in business personnel training.