Basil is the Manager of The Cyber Academy, at the School of Computing.
He studied for his BSc Business and his AAS (Associate in Applied Science) Computer Programming, at the American College of Greece (Deree College), and graduated with both degrees in 1995, receiving the President's Award for his contribution in the extra-curricular and academic activities in the school.
He received a PG Cert International Marketing from the University of Sunderland (2000) and later his MSc Forensic Informatics (2008) from the University of Strathclyde. He is currently studying for a BSc(Hons) Forensic Psychology with the OU.
Basil brings 10 years of experience in Digital Forensics as an Expert Witness, working with legal professionals in Scotland and the rest of the UK, and a 30+ years overall industry experience. His background includes working for organisations like IBM, Abbey National and HM Government.
Since 2017 he has been working at the School of Computing, with a primary scope of raising the profile of The Cyber Academy and help create awareness of cyber threats to businesses, individuals and the state, in Scotland , the UK and around the world.