He was born in Athens in 1974. He is married with Pelagia and has 2 daughters, Danai and Klio.
He studied Law at the University of Athens (1992-1997) and pursued postgraduate studies (masters) at the University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) in the field of Penal Law (1998) and Public Law (1999). His doctoral thesis (PhD) is entitled "The human genome. Genetic research and protection of human rights" (University of Athens Law School, 2002). He has also published the book "Genetic testing and Law" (2004).
He holds the title of Supreme Court Attorney at Law.
He practices in the areas of public law, human rights, electoral law and health law issues. He has been member of legislative committees for the Ministry of Education and for the Ministry of Justice. He has successfully brought cases before the European Court of Human Rights (ie. same-sex partnership).
He is the legal counsel of the Agricultural University of Athens (2008 – today) and from 2009 to 2013 he was the legal counsel of the University of Central Greece.
From February 2015 he has been serving as legal counsel of the Deputy Minister of Research, Dr. K. Fotakis.
He has taught (as scientific collaborator) Health Law and Human Rights Law at the University of Athens and Public Law at the University of Central Greece.
Since 2011 is a member of the Board of the Greek Union for Human Rights.
He has participated in the writing of collective volumes, including: "Medical Ethics. Analysis of Law 3418/2005" (2013) and "God does not need a prosecutor" (2013).
He has published several articles, including:
- The use of DNA in criminal proceedings (Nomiko Vima 49/2001, p.1749)
- "Cloning of human embryos for therapeutic purposes" (To Syntagma 2/2002, p.257)
- "National security and right to a fair trial" (Efimerida Dimosiou Dikaiou 5/2006, p.595).
- «Les incompatibilités parlementaires face à la Convention Européenne des Droits de l’Homme» (Annuaire International des Droits de l’Homme, Vol. II/2007, p. 609).
- "Same-sex couples and equal treatment at work" (Efimerida Dimosiou Dikaiou 2/2008, p.248).
- Exposition “Bodies”: freedom of art and respect of the dead (Syxrona Themata 110/2010, p. 28).