Completed a PhD in Statistics at the department of Statistics, Athens University of Economics and Business, in 2007 under the supervision of Professor Dimitris Karlis. His PhD dissertation was ranked as excellent by world leading experts including the professors Harry Joe (British Columbia), and Roger B. Nelsen (Lewis & Clark College). After completing his PhD had two postdoctoral positions at Canada. Worked with Professor Christian Genest until the end of 2007 at the Laval University and then moved to the University of British Columbia to work with Professor Harry Joe until July 2008. After completing the post-docs had a lecturer position at Athens University of Economics and Business, lasting from November 2009 until August 2009. Has been appointed as a Lecturer in Statistics (equivalent to Assistant Professor) at the University of East Anglia in 2009 and in 2013 was promoted to Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor).