His Eminence Amfilohios (Andronikakis), Metropolitan of Kisamos and Selinon was born in Hania, Crete in 1964. He completed his general studies in Hania and then became a student at the School of Theology at the University of Thessaloniki, where he received his bachelor’s degree in 1987. He continued at the same School, attending a 2-year postgraduate course on Doctrinal and Symbolic Theology. In 1993, while serving the Greek-Orthodox community of the Archdiocese of Thyatira and Great Britain as priest-in-charge of the church of St. Nicholas in Cardiff, he completed his postgraduate studies at the University of Cardiff, Wales, and Great Britain, where he received his master’s degree in 1995.
He became a monk at the monastery of Our Lady the Guide in Gonia, Kolimvari, in 1990. In the same year, he was ordained deacon and in 1992 was ordained to the priesthood by His Eminence Irinaios, Metropolitan of Lambis, Syvritos and Sfakia. That same year, His All- Holiness Vartholomaios, the Ecumenical Patriarch awarded him the honorary title of Archimandrite of the Ecumenical Throne. Then he served in the Holy Metropolis of Lambis, Syvritos and Sfakia as a Pastor and Preacher for 4 years.
In 1997 he was appointed priest-in-charge of the parish of Platanos, Kisamos, as well as Chancellor of the Holy Metropolis of Kisamos and Selinon, by His Eminence Irinaios former Metropolitan of Kisamos and Selinon. He has taught in Secondary Education Schools in Kisamos and from 2003 until 2005 he was Dean of the Ecclesiastical School of Crete. On October 4th 2005 he was elected Metropolitan of Kisamos and Selinon, by the Holy Eparchial Synod.