He did his military service, at the E.L.D.Y.K. Greek Department.
He was injured in battle with the Turkish Army at the Turkish-Cypriot village Kioneli.
Returning to Greece after the army, he studied Tourism Management both in Greece and abroad. He worked in different hotels in a variety of positions.
Since 1992 he has lived and worked in Cyprus.
In 1995 he married Mela - Protopapa of the family Joannou and Georgia Protopapa from the now occupied village of Koma tou Yialou.
He has two children, Konstantinos and Georgia .
MR Zissis wishes to all the refugees of Ammochostos to be free to return to their homes.