Christos Gikas


Studies : BA (Hons) Chinese, Spanish Politics & Economics in London and Beijing, Diploma in Marketing and Communication.

Work experience : Editor of Scientific Reviews, Corporate Communication, International Conference Organizer in Greece and abroad.

Philately : Since his childhood was introduced to Traditional Philately. Current philately areas of interest : LHH, Errors, Wine, Cinema (Thematic and Maxima Philately), Vietnam (war periods), Korean War (Open Class), P.R. China (Cultural Revolution period) and a philatelic collection related to the philatelic depiction of “national narratives”.

Member of the Hellenic Philatelic Society (HPS), the Panhellenic Association of Thematic Philately and Youth, Wine on Stamps Study Unit (American Topical Association) and the Union of Greek Collectors of Maxima Cards.

Interests : Travel, Photography, Wine Tasting (Level 3 - Advanced WSET Diploma), Poetry, various Paper Collections (Old Maps, Engravings etc.).

Publications : Brogpa (the forgotten descendants of the soldiers of Alexander the Great), T27 : West Beijing to Lhasa, Beijing for discerning visitors, Travels Traces.