Christos Staikouras was born in Lamia in 1973.
He is an Assistant Professor in Finance of the Department of Accounting and Finance at Athens University of Economics and Business.
Since 2007 he is an MP of the political party Nea Dimokratia, in Fthiotida Region.
In 2009 he was appointed as an Alternate Head of Economic Policy of Nea Dimokratia and during his parliamentary activity he was a member of the Standing Committees on Economic Affairs, Financial Statement and General Balance Sheet of the State.
Since June 2012 he was appointed as Alternate Minister of Finance.
He has worked at the Central Bank of England (2000) and at EFG Eurobank in the Division of Strategy, Investment and Planning (2000-2004).
During 2004-2007, he was a member of the teaching staff (postgraduate program) at Greek Open University, lecturer at Athens University of Economics and Business (2002-2006), visiting lecturer at University of Thessaly (2004), University of Athens (2002) and City University of London (1999).
He holds a PhD in Finance from Cass Business School (City University-2001) and a (MBA) from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (University of London-1997), and a Bachelor degree from the School of Mechanical Engineering (National Technical University of Athens-1996).
He has published several papers in international referred scientific papers, books and monographs and he has also participated in many scientific international conferences.
He is also a member of the working group of Economic and Social Policy of European People Party.