Christos Zachariades was born in Athens, Greece, in 1984. He received the BEng (Hons) in electrical and electronic engineering, in 2009, the MSc in electrical power systems engineering, in 2010, and the PhD in electrical and electronic engineering, in 2014, from the University of Manchester.
Between 2014 and 2017 he worked as a Development Engineer and Knowledge Transfer Partnership Associate managing a Knowledge Transfer project between High Voltage Partial Discharge (HVPD) Ltd and the University of Manchester funded by Innovate UK. He subsequently joined HVPD Ltd as a Senior Test and Development Engineer leading the development of new products for condition monitoring and diagnostics of high voltage equipment including cables, transformers, switchgear and rotating machines. He rejoined the University of Manchester in 2017 as a Lecturer in Distance Learning for the MSc in electrical power systems engineering.
Dr. Zachariades is a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) as well as a member of the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK).