Harris Daskalakis was born in Athens, Greece in 1981. He attended the Athens College school from 1987 until 1999, after completing the International Baccalaureate program. He pursued his undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania, at Philadelphia, United States, where he graduated with honors after completing his Bsc in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. His Masters degree in European Policy and Governance was completed at the London School of Economics, London UK , where he graduated in 2004. Harris Daskalakis has since worked in the education sector, where he currently holds the position of Executive Director at BCA College, Athens Tech College and the International School of Athens. Mr Daskalakis is an elected member of the Athens Chamber of Commerce, member of the Board of Directors of the Greek Entrepreneurs Association and Vice president of the Greek-Iranian council.