Dimitrios Zisimopoulos was born in Sydney, Australia. He is currently a school counselor in Primary Education. He is also a Deputy Director in the Regional Training Center of Patras, Western Greece and a adjunct lecturer in the University of Nicosia, Cyprus in the MEd distance learning program “Special Education”.
He holds a Diploma in Teaching from the Pedagogical Academy of Lamia, a Bachelor degree in Education, a Post graduate Diploma, a Master degree and a Doctorate degree in Special Education from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He is a trainer in the Institute of Educational Policy, an executive scientific body which supports the Greek Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs and in the Pestalozzi Programme of the Council of Europe.