Costas was born in Thessaloniki in 1980 and has lived abroad for many years, most notably in San Francisco, Paris and Brighton where he studied.
He holds an MEng degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (University of Sussex, UK), an MSc of Engineering in Automated Control Systems & Robotics (NTUA) and a Certificate in Public Relations & Management.
He works as:
- A studies Engineer in Electromechanical and specialized environmental projects
- Project manager in technical projects in the construction sector (residential, industrial and special purpose buildings)
- Organizing consultant & technical consultant in trade fairs & conferences
He is the owner of Rising Star Promotions, an events organizing, book publishing and music production company and the founder of the alternative rock band, The Rockin 'Dead.
Costas was introduced to Fiction and Fantasy at the early age of 8, through the SIERRA adventure games, the Hero Quest board game, and J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord Of The Rings novels.
He was incorporated in the Greek Fantasy Society in 2015, was a key member of FantastiCon Festival organizing team and served both as an alternate and regular Board Member from 2016 to 2018
In his spare time he listens to Rock music, reads H.P Lovecraft, watches Stranger Things and plays Magic The Gathering.