Born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1989, Nikolas holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Marine Engineering from Newcastle University Upon Tyne and Strathclyde University in Glasgow, respectively. Nikolas is fluent in Greek & English. He is a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece.
He has attended a three months formal training in ABS where he became familiar with the implementation of Class rules and IMO regulations and has attended various surveys.
Nikolas has also gained sea going experience, initially as an apprentice engineer on various types of vessels and later serving as a third engineer on large oil tankers. He participated in major machinery overhauls and repairs, as well as taking delivery and sailing on a new Suezmax tanker. During this period he has also developed skills concerning inspections' requirements and port regulations.