Regional Business Development and Gas Segment Director
Leonidas Karystios, having many years of personal experience in the maritime industry, is currently the DNV GL Regional Business Development and Gas Segment Director of South East Europe, Middle East & Africa
After graduating from the University of Newcastle with a B.Eng. and M.Sc. Degree, Leonidas started his professional carrier with Lloyd’s Register in 1998, working in U.K., Finland, Greece, South Korea and China. Through these years, he has been holding a variety of roles and positions in operations, business development, newbuilding projects, product management with a focal point on gas carriers.
He joined DNVGL Greece in October 2017. Ever since has been focusing on the shipping developments of the gas segment, which is currently demonstrating a significant growth, while supporting new developments that allow market expansion and a more sustainable shipping future.
His deep knowledge and pioneer ideas allow him to have a first-hand experience in all aspects of the maritime market and industry.