Christos Carras was born in London (UK) in 1962. He read philosophy at Cambridge University and then at the Sorbonne where he earned his PhD. From 2000 onwards, he has been working in the cultural sector, initially as the Project Manager of the EU funded MediMuses network. In 2006 he became General Manager of the B & M Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music. In 2009 he joined the Onassis Foundation as the Executive Director of the Onassis Cultural Centre. He is also responsible for the elements of the music program and other interdisciplinary projects, developing European networks and the sustainability program.