was born in Cyprus, grew up in London, married an English rose, and migrated to Australia with his family in 1981 to teach Greek at the University of New England in Armidale, New South Wales. In 1983 he moved to Melbourne to teach at the University of Melbourne and assume responsibility for (modern) Greek at Monash University (Clayton Campus). He retired from the position of Head of Greek at Monash in 2001.
He has been an active member of the Justice-for-Cyprus Co-ordinating Committee (Σ.E.K.A. Victoria) since the 1990s, serving the organisation in various capacities but mostly as General Secretary.