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Elias J Ladas
DPA, HR& Training Manager
Danaos Shipping Co. Ltd

Mr. Ladas was born in 1949 in Greece. He is married and has four children. He is in the Shipping Industry since 2000 in top managerial positions, dealt with Bulk Carriers, Tankers, OBOs and Container Carriers in all aspects of a shipping company.

Since 2008 he is in DANAOS SHIPPING Co as DPA and Human Resources- Training Manager. In the year 2000 he retired from the Hellenic Navy as a Rear Admiral. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1971 and served for 12 years on Destroyers, being a Captain and Squadron Commander as well. He also served as Director of Naval Weapons Establishment and chief negotiator for the procurement of major combatants. He has published Service manuals on Operations and Personnel Qualifications.

He holds a Master's Degree in Operations Research/Systems Analysis and a Bachelor and Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering.