Dimitrios Tourikis was born and raised in Piraeus, Greece. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting & Finance from Oxford Brookes University. He continued with postgraduate studies in University of Westminster London, UK and University of Phoenix AZ, USA. Dimitrios Tourikis has fifteen years of extensive experience in the financial services industry focusing on providing strategic business planning for corporate clients. He has worked in a variety of capacities including: Financial Advisor/Stockbroker at Merrill Lynch in the USA, Financial Controller for the Further Education Development Agency in London as well as Financial Analyst of Boston Finance and Emporiki Bank (Credit Agricole Group) in Athens. Dimitrios is a Certified Accountant, member of ITPA (International Tax Planning Association), member of IFA (International Fiscal Association), member of STEP (Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) and also a member of the Economic Chamber of Greece (Accounting & Tax Division). In 2009 he founded Callamus, where he specializes in international tax advisory, viability, cost cutting & tax optimization issues for corporate clients.