I was born in Famagusta County, Cyprus on 23rd November 1962. I graduated in Commercial Operation of Shipping at the City of London University and I joined Zela Shipping Co Ltd – Operation Department, (London based Company), in January 1988.
I further enhanced my education in Shipping by successfully completing the professional qualifications of The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and The Chartered Institute of Transport. I was elected a full Member of The Chartered Institute of Transport in 1993 and Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers in 1995.
I was appointed to the Zela Shipping’s Board of Directors in 2002 where I served until the end of August 2014. In September 2014 I was assigned the responsibility by the Principals/Shareholders to manage the newly formed Ship Management Company in Limassol, Cyprus under the name of: “Olympia Ocean Carriers Ltd”. I commenced my duties on 1st September 2014 in the capacity of General Manager, responsible for the safe management and operation of seven (7) vessels dry bulk carriers’ cape size type of 170,000 – 180,000 metric tons.
I am a Member of The Cyprus Union of Shipowners Committee since 2009 and also I am serving with the Cyprus Maritime Academy Board of Governors since April 2016. Furthermore I am a Board Member of The Famagusta Shooting Club and moreover since January 2016 I have been elected and currently serving with the Committee Members and President of The Cyprus Shooting Sport Federation.