George D. Kallianis

Chairman of the Fundraising Committee

President & CEO of Kallianis Bros Shipping S.A.

Born in Athens on 1979.

Graduated from Lycee Leonin of Patissia on 1997.

BEng in Marine Technology with Honours in Naval Architecture (2000)

MSc in Marine Engineering (2001)

University of Newcastle Upon Tyne

From March 2002 – August 2003(for 17 months) he joined the Greek Navy as a petty officer.

From 2003-2005 he worked at the family business Kallianis Compania Naviera S.A. as a trainee in various departments

From 2005-2006 he joined Optima Shipbrokers as a trainee at the chartering and sale and purchase departments

From 2006-2008 he rejoined the family business as Head of the R&D Department.

On 2008, together with his brother John established Kallianis Bros Shipping S.A.

From 2009 up to today he is the President and CEO of Kallianis Bros Shipping S.A. operating and managing dry bulk vessels

Member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects

Member of the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology

He speaks Greek, English and French fluently

He is married and he has four daughters


Inspirational Quote: ‘Dream big and dare to fail’