Born in Athens. He entered Athens Medical School in 1981 and specialized in Orthopaedic surgery at the Athens Laiko Hospital. The vocation of a doctor is fully in line with his character and the need that he feels to offer to mankind and society.
At the same time, being a restless spirit and a man of action and interest in the contemporary needs of society, he graduated from the National School of Public Health, specializing in Health Economics. He has also been involved for many years with labour rights.
He worked in Social Insurance Institution (IKA) Taurou, Amaroussiou, Erythraias, Lykovrysis and he was also a Scientific Collaborator at the “ERRIKOS DYNAN” and “ATHINAIKI KLINIKI” hospitals.
His trade unionist experience dates to 1995 when he founded the Athens & Piraeus Association of Specialist Physicians (SEIAP) and was president of the association for 3 years (1995-1998).
In 1997, he established the Pan-Hellenic Society “Young Doctors” and he served as a president until 2004.
His contribution to society began as a member of the “Young Doctors” society; he offered voluntary work by participating in visits to border island areas, preventive information lectures at Local Authorities, school medicine etc.
He is the founder and chairman of the Union of Professional Doctors of Attica (E.E.L.I.A.) (2002).
For 8 consecutive years, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Athens Medical Society (I.S.A.) and as a vice-president for 3 years.
In 2011 he has elected Ρresident of Medical Association of Athens (I.S.A.) to today.
His involvement in politics began in 1998 when he was elected municipal counsellor for the first time at the Municipality of Pefki. He has served as president of the Municipal Council of the Pefki and Chairman of the Pefki Municipal Company for Social and Cultural Development (D.E.K.P.A.). Also he is President and founder of the “Hellenic Healthy Cities Network” scientific society. He was also President of the Pefki Municipal Medical Centre and responsible for voluntary work. He served as President of the “KORAIS” Vocational Training Centre of Pefki Municipality, for one year. Moreover, for 8 consecutive years he offered voluntary services as doctor.
In 2006, 2010 and 2014 he has elected Mayor of Amaroussion.
In 2008, he has elected member of the Union of Municipalities and Communities of Attica (TEDKNA) and president of Committee on Social Policy and Human Resources of TEDKNA, until 2010.
The period 2011-2014, he was elected President of Association of Municipalities for the Protection and Restoration of Penteliko.
Moreover, the period 2008-2010 he was elected President of a non-profit organization HL7 Hellas.
In 2014, he was elected President of Central Union of Municipalities of Greece.
In 2015 and 2016 he was elected Vice President of the Council of Municipalities and Regions of Europe.
In 2018, he was elected President of ELITOUR.
He has published the following works:
- “Young Doctors” scientific magazine
- A special publication entitled “FIRST AID”, which is distributed to the residents of frontier island areas and other areas of the country.
- The ISA publication “Doctor Inflation in Athens”
- The newspaper of the Union of Independent Doctors of Attica
- The magazine “Dimon Ygeia” of Hellenic Cities Network
He has been married since 1991 to Marina Stavraki who is a Historical Linguist, she has been elected City Councillor of Municipality Likovrisis – Pefkis and she recently became President of UNESCO Club of Nothern Suburbs. They have a son whose name is Alexandros.