Stavros Muronidis was born and lives in Thessaloniki. He studied Maths in USA, at the Macalester and Florida University, taught in the Purdue University of Indianapolis, and focused on chaos theory. During his stay in the States he travelled a lot, turning his love for antiques and auctions into a professional practice. After his return in Greece he worked as an antiquarian and he still works as an auctioneer. He developed further the family business “Antiques House”, he has founded Myrό Gallery, got involved into Real Estate business and took up several initiatives boosting and triggerring the production of cultural content in Greece. Last but not least, he established the Greek Marble Initiative in 2013.