Having been active in shipping finance advisory, shipping market advisory, shipbrokerage, restrcuturings for more than ten years. Having experience in shipping operations and logistics, and following shipping-related industries such as energy, industrials, commodities, financials. No exposure to shipping equities. May hold positions in physical assets and privately placed transactions. Founded Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co., based in Manhattan. Holds MBA in International Business, Finance and Entrepreneurship from Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University, Houston, TX.