Director General
General Directorate for Defense Investments and Armaments (GDDIA)


Place of birth: Serres, GREECE
Date of birth:  16 / 05 / 1955


2015 - 2017: Alternate General Director GDDIA

2013 - Today: President of Hellenic Maritime Heritage Foundation

2009: Special advisor to deputy minister of Foreign Affairs

2007-2009: Commander of Hellenic Naval Academy

2005-2007: Commander of Hellenic Frigate Command

2004-2005: Commander of Hellenic Frigate Squadron Two

2002-2004: Defense Attaché, parallel Naval and Military Attaché to the Hellenic Embassy at London (UK)

2001-2002: Hellenic Navy General Staff parallel as Chief’s Office Director, and Director of P.R. and spokesman of Hellenic General Staff

2000-2001: Commanding Officer of HS ARIS (Training Ship)

1998-2000: Commanding Officer of HS HYDRA (FFGH – MEKO Class)

1996-1998: NATO HQ Brussels – IMS/Operations Division/Crisis Management Branch, specifically on NATO Precautionary System and Military Response Option Matters PSY Operations

1992-1996: Head of Current Operations Section of Hellenic Navy General Staff (HNGS) and MCCIS (Athens).

1990-1992: Commanding Officer of HS STARAKIS (FPBG)

1989-1990: Director of HN Navigation School and non-commissioned Officers School

1986-1988: Commanding Officer of HS KENTAVROS (FPB)


2009-2010: Marketing and sales program, University of Athens

1995-1996: Hellenic Defense College

1992-1993: Hellenic Naval War College

1979-1980: Weapon Systems of Fast Patrol Boats (THOMSON CSF – PARIS)

1973-1977: Hellenic Naval Academy


Honored with various medals and commendations according his rank and commands

Participations in various conferences, congresses & symposiums:

NATO’S conferences and committees with main subjects crisis management, psychological attacks and civil protection (1996 – 1998)

“Naval Power in the Twenty first Century”, Sea Power Symposium in Naval War College as a representative of Chief of the Hellenic Navy (Rhode Island U.S. 2007)

“Commanders conference of European Naval Academies”, as a part conference chairman (Brest, France 2008)

“Mobility and Exchanges in Navy education and training”, as a representative of Hellenic Navy and main speaker (Paris 2008)