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Nikolas P. Tsakos
President & Chief Executive Officer
Tsakos Energy Navigation Ltd.

Mr. Tsakos has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Tsakos Energy Navigation (TNP) since its inception. Mr. Tsakos is the sole shareholder of Tsakos Energy Management.

He has been involved in ship management since 1981 and has seafaring experience of 36 months. He is President of the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Agency (HELMEPA). Mr. Tsakos is a member of the council of the Independent Tanker Owners Association (INTERTANKO), a board member of the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), a council member of the board of the Greek Shipping Co-operation Committee (GSCC) and a council member of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Bureau Veritas (BV) and of the Greek Committee of Det Norske Veritas (DNV). Mr. Tsakos is a member of the Board of Directors of DryShips Inc., an owner and operator of dry-bulk carriers, whose shares of common stock are listed on the Nasdaq National market.

He graduated from Columbia University in New York in 1985 with a degree in Economics and Political Science and obtained a Masters Degree in Shipping, Trade and Finance from the City of London University Business School in 1987. Mr. Tsakos served as an officer in the Hellenic Navy in 1988.