Stamatis Tsantanis is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Seanergy Maritime Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHIP). He joined the Company in 2012 and led its significant growth to a world-renowned pure-play Capesize company listed in the U.S., with cargo carrying capacity exceeding 3.0 million dwt.
Stamatis is also the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of United Maritime Corporation (NASDAQ: USEA), an independent diversified public shipping company that was initially established as a subsidiary of Seanergy.
He has more than 24 years of experience in shipping and finance and previously held senior management positions in prominent private and public shipping companies and financial institutions.
Stamatis is also a member of the Board of Directors of Breakwave Advisors LLC, the advisor of ETFMG which manages the NYSE listed BDRY and BSEA)
He holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Shipping Trade and Finance from Bayes Business School (formerly known as Cass Business School) of City University in London, a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Shipping Economics from the University of Piraeus and he is also a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers.