Born in Athens. University studies: Political Science Degree at Panteion University of Athens, Law Degree at Athens Kapodistriakon University, Human Rights Studies Diploma at the Strasbourg International Institute for HR.  Diplomat at the Greek MFA having served at former Yugoslavia, Turkey , Geneva (UN) and as Ambassador of Greece at the UAE, Albania and the Permanent Delegation to the EU (Coreper I). Ambassador of NATO at Tirana. Principal Advisor for Disarmament at the EEAS (Brussels), EU Ambassador at Geneva (UN) and the International Organisations in The Hague. Participated in various important international conferences (including OSCE, UNGA-1st Committee) and author/translator of several books of the international literature.