Theo is a social entrepreneur, a science communicator and a public speaker. He is the Founder and General Manager of SciCo, an international social enterprise aiming to make science simple and understandable to the public. He is also the Co-Founder of the “Athens”, “Thessaloniki” “Patras” and “Mediterranean” Science Festivals, “Mind the Lab”, the “School lab“, “TEDMED live Athens” and “Green Project“.
He holds a PhD in Medical Genetics from Kings College London and his Post-Doctoral Research work was in hereditary cancer. In 2011 he was nominated by UNESCO Greece for the Kalinga Science Popularization Prize and in 2012 he trained with Al Gore to become one of the Climate Reality Project Ambassadors. Since 2013 he is the President of the Onassis Foundation Scholar’s Association. In February 2017 he won the British Council Alumni UK social Impact Award. He is the first Greek to become an Ashoka Fellow. Theo has travelled to 85 countries in six continents.