Born in Athens in 1946. He studied Economics and Political Sciences at Panteion University and holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Cambridge University. He started his professional career with the company “Greek Industries S.A.” and continued in the banking sector assuming several managerial positions in the National Bank of Greece and Bank of America. In 1974 he started a long term cooperation with National Westminster Bank in Great Britain, being involved in the establishment of the Bank’s operation in Greece and holding several managerial positions. In 1991 he assumed the position of Executive President of National Westminster Group in Greece with overall responsibility for Cyprus and the Balkans.
After the withdrawal of NATWEST from Greece, he was successfully involved in the establishment and management of companies both in Greece and abroad. From 2004 to 2007 he served as the Executive President of the Hellenic Center for Investments, responsible for foreign investments in Greece. He served as a member of the Main Council of the Ministry of Administrative Reform and e-Governance, responsible for the selection of the Public Sector’s managers. He has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic-British Chamber of Commerce. Chairman of the Board of Directors of NOVA Constructions SA. He is a member of the Association of Chief Executive Officers (ACEO) since 1991 and as of 2008 he is the Advisor to the Board of the Association. Member of the Hellenic Corporate Governance Council (HCGC). Honorary President of AXIOTIS (Scientific non profit organization). He has co-authored scientific studies on management and many of his articles have been published in Greek press (newspapers and magazines). He is married and father of three children.