Chris Andriopoulos is the head and founder of HICD in UK.
He is born in March 13, 1972 and he is from Athens, Greece.
Until now, he has given important knowledge & talent as, Creative Director, Image Maker & Marketing Director, Costume & Set Designer, Art Director & Special Event Planner/ Coordinator.
After, twenty five (25) years of experience, in fashion, Multimedia, Theatre & cinematography, worldwide, learning from the best professionals, he believes that, the best image is a result of professionalism & focus, mixed with the knowledge & talent, looking always for the last details, to the absolute!
Only, with Pan Sik & AKTO Diplomas in Fashion Design & Merchandising, and some seminars in Europe (September 1997 to November 1997. Parsons School of Designs- Paris, France: 1940-1990: Fifty years of creation & changes. June 1997 to July 1997: The history of the Costume Design. London College of Fashion- London, England. February 1996 to March 1996: Cinematography: Production & materials.), he risks everything, and moved to Los Angeles, in October of 1998.
With passion for knowledge & creation, he continue his studies and get guided and advised from professional people as, Todd Field (Director of “In the Bedroom” & “Ronnie & Alex”), David Lynch (Director of “Mullholland Drive”, “Twin Peaks” & “blue Velvet”), Janusz Kaminski (Cinematographer of “Minority Report” & “Schindler`s List”), Darren Aronofsky (Director of “Requiem for a Dream” & “Batman: Year one”), Patricia Fields & Rebecca Weinberg (Costume Designers for the “Sex & the City”), Wayne Herndon, Donna Fischetto & Suzana Neziri (Hairstylists for the “Sex & the City”), Alan Ball (Director of the “Six Feet Under & Emmy award winner) and Billy Butchkevitz (Top 10 Event Planner, by the New York Times.)
He has a master’s degree in marketing & Communication form UCLA, bachelor’s in visual communication from FIDM, and Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University.
He had a practical experience, on the image making & styling advises, on Jerry Bruckheimer TV production of Fearless, CBS news 60 Minutes, The Late Show with David Letterman and several HBO existed TV series as, “Six Feet Under”, “Sopranos”, “Carnavale”, and “Angels in America.”
Also, he worked with many Los Angeles & New York fashion photographers in various projects (catalogues & commercials of shopping malls, as Bloomingdale, Macys, and Nordstrom.
That gives him the knowledge of the absolute picture, in the balance of good taste & style.
Hilary Swank, Julia Ormond, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis, Cynthia Nixon, Evan Handler, Mary-Louise Parker Paris Hilton, Nia Vardalos, Patricia Heaton, Doris Robert, Usain Bolt are some of the celebrities he worked with, in Los Angeles, Miami & New York.
The last 3 years, he lives in London and works in special events & projects worldwide and also, he has the honour to work as a creative Pattern- Maker for the legendary brand of Alexander McQueen.
From December 2020, he is the President & Executive Lead at the United Kingdom Branch of Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy.