Member of The Baltic Exchange since 1972.
Chartered Shipbroker. Chartered Arbitrator.
Fluent written and spoken Greek.
Entire working life involved in ship management, operations, chartering and sale and purchase since 1963 (tween-deckers, bulk carriers, OBO's tankers). Director and Vice-Chairman J C Carras & Sons (Shipbrokers) Ltd. (1974-1986). Director and Managing Director of Shipbroking and Ship Agency company in London (1986-2003). Director, The Baltic Exchange (2001-2003; 2007-2011; 2013-date). Director BIMCO (1979-1985) (2003-2009). Chairman BIMCO Documentary Committee (2003-2009). Member BIMCO Executive Committee (2003-2009). President of the LMAA (2008-2011). Member of the LMAA Supporting Members' Liaison Committee (1994-1998; 2003-2014) Member of the Admiralty and Commercial Court Users Committee.
Currently practising full time as maritime arbitrator.
Appointed to panel of Arbitrators: CIArb London; Korean Commercial Arbitration Board; Hellenic Chamber of Shipping; Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration; Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; China Maritime Arbitration Commission.
Arbitrating since 1996.
Admitted as Fellow to: The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers; The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport; The Chartered Management Institute. Liveryman, Worshipful Company of Shipwrights. Freeman, The Worshipful Company of Arbitrators. Awarded the BIMCO Cairns-Hansen Prize (2014).
Trained mediator available for mediations.