Smarine Advisors Limited
Nick Daskalakis is a Director at Smarine Advisors Limited for the last 3 years. He focuses on advisory services in the global shipping industry and his specialization includes origination, structuring and completion of cross-border asset financings including ship finance, ECA financings, leasing, project finance, newbuilding ordering with finance on most sectors including and without limitation on LNG's, LPG's, tankers, bulkers and containerships.
Mr Daskalakis has over 20 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 shipping offices in London and Piraeus.
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 strategic business planning and portfolio.
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.