At the LSE, he finished his PhD in European Political Economy, as a scholar of the Alexander Onassis Public Benefit Foundation. His thesis title was «National institutional contexts and domestic discourse during proposed transformative policy change. The case of the telecoms privatization in Greece and the Republic of Ireland.»
During his studies, he worked as the London correspondent of Apogevmatini newspaper and practiced journalism at the BBC.
At the age of 25, Christos taught the course «Introduction to Comparative Politics» at the LSE Government Department. He has also taught the course «Mass Media and Social Regulation» at ICON College, University of Leicester and worked as a research associate at the European Centre of Excellence «Jean Monnet». He has published many articles in Greek and international journals.
Before entering politics, he worked in the private sector as a business consultant for the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), one of the leading business consulting companies in the world.
Christos was elected to office at the May and June 2012 elections and was reelected at the January and September 2015 general elections. Currently, he is a member of the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs and is the Shadow Budget Secretary for Nea Dimokratia.
In his spare time he enjoys playing football and basketball and reading history books.
He is married to Nikoleta Syrengela and they have one daughter and one son.