Born in 1968, he studied Mechanical Engineering and Production Management in the National Technical University of Athens, where he specialised in management and information technology. He worked as a postgraduate researcher in academia as well as a free-lance consultant in the field of technology management. In 1998 he co-founded an innovative start-up, Agilis SA, which provides scientific and technology oriented consulting and bespoke software development services to international organisations, and of which he is currently the managing director. He has several scientific publications and presentations in scientific conferences. He participates actively in the public discourse on political and economic issues, writing opinion articles, blogging as well as in the social media.
Africa and oil
"I thought the Battle of Ideas was wonderful. Especially the extent and quality of audience participation. I can't imagine how I missed this exciting forum for exchange of ideas in the past. I will certainly not miss another one and look forward already to 2012 Battle of Ideas."
Professor Marilyn Monk, emeritus professor of molecular embryology, University College London