Yannis Assael graduated from the Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Greece, in 2013. He was awarded a full scholarship from the Hellenic State Scholarships Foundation to study for an M.S. in computer science at the University of Oxford, where he received the Tony Hoare Prize for the best overall performance in 2014. His studies focused in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning. In 2015, he continued for an M.Res. in machine learning at Imperial College London under the HiPEDS Scholarship. Having obtained the second highest mark, he went back to the University of Oxford to study for a D.Phil. degree in machine learning under the Oxford - Google DeepMind Graduate Scholarship. Throughout his studies, he has participated in more than 50 freelance and consulting projects, and his machine learning research projects have attracted the attention of media several times, including the BBC, Reuters, and New Scientist.