He was born in Limassol in 1972. He graduated from Lanitio High School B’ and during the years 1989 – 1991 he served his military service and was discharged with the rank of Artillery Second Lieutenant Reserve in the National Guard.
He graduated from the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He graduated with distinction from the Postgraduate (Master’s) Program of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, Pedagogy, Psychology of the School of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is a PhD graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy, Pedagogy, Psychology of the School of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. The topic of his PhD thesis is: “PHILOSOPHY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, DIPLOMACY & THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN” and it was unanimously judged Excellent.
His research interests are in the field of the Philosophy of Law in general, the Philosophy of International Relations in particular and specifically the issues related to Political Philosophy, political and moral sovereignty in the international arena, the political aspects of international law, the role of international institutions and historical international interventions in Eastern Mediterranean region. He has participated in a series of lectures of the Open University of Cyprus, the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, the University of Peloponnese and the Law Library. He has been invited as a guest speaker in a number of conferences, mostly political, workshops and seminars in politics. He is particularly interested in the major issues of foreign and security policy and of course the various aspects of the Cyprus issue in the international and internal political stage.
Since July 1, 2014, he assumed the duties of the Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to Greece, with parallel off-site accreditations in Albania (Tirana) and Georgia (Tbilisi).
Before his placement in Athens, in March 2013, he assumed the duties of the Minister of Education and Culture of Cyprus, which he held until March 2014.
From 1997 to 2013 he worked as a lawyer. For a number of years (2007 – 2014) he was Secretary General of the Democratic Party and Commissioner for Justice and Legal Affairs (2009 – 2014). He has been awarded the decoration of Brigadier of the Order of Honour: Commandeur de l’ Ordre de l’ Honneur. He is an Honorary Member of the Hellenic United Nations Association (E.S.H.E.), an Honorary Member of E.ME.N.S.I. (Society for the Study of Modern & Modern History “Ioannis Kapodistrias”). He has been honored, among others, by municipalities, universities and organizations in Cyprus and abroad. He is an honorary citizen of Chios and Oinousses. His articles have been included in national and international scientific volumes as well as in domestic scientific magazines, while he regularly writes articles in the daily and weekly press.
He is married to Maria Chorianopoulou and they have one daughter.