Born in 1977 in Heraclion and lives in Agios Nikolaos.
Having finished his primary and secondary schooling in Agios Nikolaos, he continued his education at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Thessaloniki, at the School of Civil Engineering.
He has worked as a civil engineer since 2002, and since 2006 he is shareholder at the technical construction company EUROPLAN, overseeing the design department. He specializes in the design and licensing of constructions of all types, having extensively studied Urban Planning Legislation.
He is a certified real-estate appraiser and energy efficiency inspector.
He also has a keen interest in public affairs, while serving his country as well as the field of engineering.
Mr. Chorafas has been a member, of the Port Committee of the Port Fund of Lassithi, the Traffic Committee of the Municipality of Agios Nikolaos, the Board of Directors of DEYAAN SA, the Council of Urban Issues and Disputes of Lassithi and the Traffic Committee of the Municipality of Agios Nikolaos.
He also has notable input in both the local and Panhellenic Technical Chambers since 2007. He has served as President and Vice President of both the Prefectural Committee of Lassithi and the Representation of the Technical Chamber of Greece / Branch of Eastern Crete. He now serves as President of the Branch, and as of 2007 he is constantly being elected a member of the Representation. As of 2013, he has been elected three consecutive times to the Central Representation of the Technical Chamber of Greece in Athens.
He has participated as a speaker in several conferences and technical workshops.
He is married to architect Konstantina Drakonaki. Together they have three sons, Dimitris, Manolis and Marios.
His hobbies include basketball and chess.
Born in Rhodes in 1970, but originally from the Peloponnese and the Ionian Islands, in 1981 he moved to Agios Nikolaos, where he now lives.
Having completed his schooling at the Faculty of Engineering of the Democritus University of Thrace, he graduated with the title of Civil Engineer.
As of 1995, he has been working as a Civil Engineer, and in 1998 he joined the free market as co-founder of EUROPLAN.
In 2001 he married Eftichia Apostolaki, a state employee. They have three daughters, Alexandra, Eleni and Mirsini.
During the many years EUROPLAN has been in business, the company has gone from strength to strength, seeing many successes and distinctions, and continues its good work in the field of design and construction.
His social activities are also noteworthy. To name but a few, his participation as a regular member of the Board of the Lassithi Chamber of Commerce and the municipal water network company, the School Committee of Primary Education, the Traffic Committee and the Port Committee of the Lassithi Port Fund.
In 2019 Mr. Marinos was elected Municipal Councilor of the Municipality of Agios Nikolaos and was given the position of Municipal Councilor for Technical Works and Studies by the Mayor Mr. Antonis Zervos.
He draws his strength from sports and was an athlete in the Nautical Club of Agios Nikolaos, specifically for water polo. In recent years he plays soccer, taking part in practice sessions and accompanying A.O. Agios Nikolaos F.C to its away games, as a member of the club’s veteran team.