Petros Panagiotidis
Petros Panagiotidis is the founder of Castor Maritime Inc. He is also the Chairman of the board of Directors and serves as the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of the company since its establishment in September 2017.
He accumulated more than 5 years of experience in the Shipping industry as well as Investment Banking by holding various positions in Finance, Operations and Management before starting his own company.
He graduated from Fordham University with a degree in International Studies and Mathematics and obtained a Master's Degree in Management and Systems with a concentration on Risk Management from New York University.
Through these various roles and educational background, Petros Panagiotidis managed to enhance his abilities to lead and grow a shipping company by implementing a clear business strategy, harnessing innovation through rapid development and exploitation of ideas as well as actively encouraging intra-organizational collaboration.
Dionysios Makris
Dionysios E. Makris is a lawyer, member of the Athens Bar Association since September 2005.
He is based in Piraeus, Greece and is licensed to practice law before the Supreme Court of Greece. He practices mainly shipping, commercial, real estate and company law and has substantial involvement both in litigation as well as in transactional work.
He holds a bachelor of laws degree from the University of Athens and a Master of Arts Degree in International Relations from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
Georgios Daskalakis
Georgios Daskalakis is a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Castor Maritime Inc. since its establishment in 2017.
He has invested all his professional life in the shipping industry where he has held positions starting from an insurance officer at Minerva Marine Inc., moving on to be a tanker operator at Trafigura and finally being a Commercial officer of M/Maritime Corp. in Athens, Greece.
His academic background began from his Bachelor’s degree at Babson College (Wellesley, MA, USA) with a concentration on Economics and Finance, followed by an MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance at the Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance.
George Daskalakis brings to the Board significant financial and operational expertise and a deep understanding of the shipping industry and its economic fundamentals.