Born in 1962. Athens Law School degree, Master of Public Law, Phd in Constitutional law from Paris II (Pantheon-Sorbonne) University. Attorney at Law at the Athens Bar. Specialises in Public Law and Financial Law, works at the Bank of Greece and as a Partner at Lambadarios Law Firm. Has taught European Financial Law and Capital Markets Law at Panteion University, ALBA, and the National School for Judges. Former General Secretary of Tourism, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the Hellenic Capital Markets Commission. Regulator columnist at TA NEA newspaper, author of 10 books. Speaks English, French, Italian, Spanish and German. Hobbies: sports and literature.