Mr. Antonis Mikellides was born in London in 1978. He studied at the University of Westminster where he obtained a BA degree in Business Computing and holds a Postgraduate degree in Shipping Trade and Finance from City University London as well as a diploma in Terrorism Studies, focusing mainly on Marine Piracy, from the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

Mr. Mikellides joined Zela Shipping Co Ltd in London in 2002 as a fleet operator, and in 2006 was in charge of restructuring the fleet’s management company in Piraeus Greece. As from 2010 he has been a Director, Chief Financial Officer and Vice-President of Olympia Ocean Carriers Ltd. in Limassol, Cyprus and in 2012 also became a Director of Sea Trade Holdings Inc.

Mr. Mikellides has been elected on the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Union of Shipowners since 2009. He has been appointed on the Board of Directors of Vassiliko Cement Works Public Company LTD since 2014, and serves on the Board of Directors of Citigrade Capital Ltd.