Studied Archeology, French Literature and History of Art in the 1970's in Toulouse, France. Having a passion for jewellery she undertook lessons with goldsmiths, and artisans on how to make jewellery by hand. In the early 2000s she began designing and later working with a workshop to create her designs.
Grew up in Athens and after moving to the UK to study she has lived in London ever since. She studied Mathematics, and then converted to become a lawyer. She worked in the City of London before starting YSSO. She is the photographer of the brand.