Christos Kokkinis has been a member of our board of directors since our inception. Mr. Kokkinis has over 34 years of experience in ship finance. He is currently an advisor to the management of Alpha Bank SA on shipping financial matters, having served as the Head of the Shipping Division of the bank since 1997. Previously, he served in Citibank Shipping Bank S.A. from where he left as Vice President to join ABN AMRO Bank, where he held the position of the Manager of Shipping Finance from 1991 until 1997. Mr. Kokkinis holds a bachelor’s degree from the Law School of the University of Athens and a master of business administration in finance and international business from Rutgers University.