He was born in Nicosia in 1967 and he graduated from the Pancyprian High School. He received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree (BSc, MSc) in Electrical Electronics and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens. He holds an MSc in Security & Risk Management from the University of Leicester and a Diploma from Bucks New University in Business Continuity Management (BCI Diploma). He is a Certified Instructor by Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus and Certified as a Data Protection Officer – Certified DPO by a certification foreign body.
He worked in private companies in the field of Information Technology and Telecommunications (as a Technical Director). In 1997 he continued his professional career in the Banking Sector as an Engineer, having responsibility for the management of departments both in Cyprus and abroad (Greece, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine, UK) in the field of Physical Security and Fire Safety, Information Security, Security and Health, Business Continuity, Banknotes and Securities Management (Cash Management and Processing) and Insurance Contract Management. He taught as a Collaborating Teaching Staff at the Open University of Cyprus and as a Lecturer in a private college in relative fields.
Since 2013 he is the Managing Director of his own consulting company in matters concerning the aforementioned know-how and experience, the application of respective International ISO Standards (9001, 22301, 31000, 27001, 37001, 45001) and has actively participated in number of seminars, conferences, and presentations as a speaker on the relevant topics. At the same time, he teaches in a private college and he is Deputy General Manager in a security service company.
He is a member of various domestic and international professional bodies related to his wide range of expertise and academic qualifications. (Technical Chamber of Cyprus, Cyprus Safety & Health Association, ASIS – American Society for Industrial Security, BCI – Business Continuity Institute, CCS – Cyprus Criminology Society, IAHSS – International Association for Health Security & Safety).