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STL Assistant Professor Stephen Minas Highlights in International Newspaper

Recently, STL Assistant Professor Stephen Minas was interviewed by Neos Kosmos, a Greek community newspaper published in Melbourne, Australia. In April, Professor Minas was elected as the new Vice Chair of the Technology Executive Committee of the UN Climate Change. As a response to this newly procured position, Neos Kosmos interviewed Professor Minas about his career path.

Talking about his life, professor Minas shares that he is a “product of multiple homes.” Growing up, his parents migrated from northern Greece to Australia and he has also lived in Great Britain, Hong Kong and now mainland China.

Before joining STL, Professor Minas has worked as a visiting lecturer at King’s College London, an adviser to the Premier of the Australian state of Victoria, and for members of the Australian Parliament. He is admitted as an Australian lawyer and has completed the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s Tribunal Secretary Accreditation Programme.

When asked about his achievements, Professor Minas addressed the importance of luck saying that “the role played by chance is always considerable” and points to a “team effort”.

Neos Kosmos is a Greek community newspaper published in Melbourne, Australia, every Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Founded in 1957 by Dimitri Gogos, Bill Stefanou, and the noted author Alekos Doukas.