His shipping career began in London in 1983, working for the Liner – sales department of FOSS Shipping. In 1984, he moved to Athens to complete his military obligations with the Hellenic Navy, where he served two years at the bridge of a Ro-Ro / Landing vessel. Before joining GAC, he worked as Marketing Manager for Contship Container Lines Piraeus’ agency Seascope, and Alfa Shipping.
Mr. Marmatsouris has studied Business Administration at London’s Metropolitan University and is a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, London. He holds the position of Vice Chairman at the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Hellenic Branch, and is also elected at Membership and Vetting Committees of I.C.S London HQ.
He has already served one term as a Governor of the Propeller Club of Piraeus and is actively associated member at various shipping bodies the Hellenic Shipbrokers Association, Wista etc. He has made presentations at various international forums – conferences like Wista International, Business Forum, Russian Grain, etc. as well as lectures at Shipping Faculty MBA students, University of Piraeus and ICS Hellenic Branch.
He is a father of one daughter, Christine, and three sons – Dimitris, George and Alexander.