Dipl.-Ing. Naval Architect & Mechanical Engineer (RWTH-Aachen).

President of the Cyprus Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Association.

Worked initially as Naval Architect in the Technical Department of a Ship Management company, prior moving to Germanischer Lloyd (GL) classification society, working for almost 20 years as Station Manager, Principal Surveyor for hull, machinery and statutory matters, Lead Auditor for ISM, ISPS, MLC, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification, Trainer and Division Quality Manager.

Joined Columbia Shipmanagement in 2007 taking over the management of the company’s new building projects as Deputy Director and later on the harmonization of the group management system as Director. Holding presently the position of the Group Director QSHE & MS, responsible for all quality, safety & health, environmental and energy matters, as well as for the company’s management system.