He was born in Athens in 1965. He studied Business Management with specialization in Marketing-Management at the American College of Athens (Deree College). He is a co-owner and Vice President of the Greek Paint Industry VECHRO SA, which specializes in the production and marketing of ecological colours having a 70-year presence in the Greek Market and holding one of the first positions in Certification of Ecological Colors and in the World Market. He engaged with sports as he was the basketball player in an amateur club. His father and founder of the Paint Industry VECHRO SA, Ioannis Chatzinikolas, taught him to love and support Olympiacos and, having been inspired by this, decided to support and help Olympiacos S.F.P. at all levels.