Smarine Advisor Limited
Nick Daskalakis is a Director at Smarine Advisor Limited since the beginning of 2017. He focuses on advisory services in the global shipping industry and specialization includes origination, structuring and completion of cross-border asset financings including ship finance, ECA financings, leasing, project finance, newbuilding ordering and financing.
Mr Daskalakis has over 17 years of experience in the shipping industry, finance, operations, banking and project finance, previously serving as Senior Director, Ship Finance for The Royal Bank of Scotland plc having worked in both RBS's Piraeus and London shipping offices.
He was responsible for developing and managing an extensive and diversified portfolio of relationships and shipping groups in terms of size, characteristics and geographic location. He provided financing, operational and work-out solutions as well as led a variety of key projects in portfolio and strategic business planning.
Mr Daskalakis holds a BSc. in Maritime Studies, awarded with Honours, from the Southampton Solent University and a MSc. in Marine Policy (Shipping and Trade), awarded with Honours, from the University of Wales, Cardiff.