Ilias Tsakiris

Ilias Tsakiris
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Company: Hellenic Hull, Chair Ocean Hull Committee, IUMI - General Manager of American Club Europe

Ilias Tsakiris has been leading Hellenic Hull Management Ltd since 2005 and since 2016 he holds the position of General Manager at American Club, Europe, bringing nearly three decades of expertise in the marine insurance industry. A graduate of Hydra Merchant Marine Academy and Liverpool John Moores University with a degree in Maritime Studies, Mr. Tsakiris commenced his career as an apprentice Deck Officer before transitioning ashore to become an average adjuster in London.

Since joining Hellenic Hull Management in 1995, Mr. Tsakiris has played a pivotal role in steering dynamic growth and innovation within the sector. Notable achievements include establishing the American Hellenic Hull Insurance Co Ltd in Cyprus, and historic appointments as a Council Member of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) and Chair of the Ocean Hull Committee.

Beyond this, Mr. Tsakiris serves on the boards and committees of numerous marine organizations, including the Piraeus Marine Club, Poseidon Principles for Marine Insurance, and HELMEPA’s training committee. Under his guidance, the company has aligned with sustainability initiatives such as UNEPFI – Principles for Sustainable Insurance, Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Initiative, and UN Global Compact.

Mr. Tsakiris is also a visiting lecturer and MoU signee at institutions like the World Maritime University, the University of Piraeus, and the University of Aegean, and he regularly contributes to leading international maritime publications.

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