Harris Antoniou
Founder & Managing Director
Neptune Maritime Leasing Ltd

Mr. Harris Antoniou has held various executive and management positions in leading financial institutions over the last 25 years, always focusing on debt and equity investments in the energy, commodities & transportation sectors. He served as CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Amsterdam Trade Bank from March 2016 to February 2020. Previously he was the CEO of AMCI - a private group that focusses in mining projects and operations, trading, transportation, and private equity investments. Between 2009 and 2013 he was the Managing Director of Energy, Commodities and Transportation, and a member of the Management Group of ABN AMRO Bank, where he led the international expansion of the business.

Mr. Antoniou is passionate about technology, education and digital transformation. Most recently as a partner and board member of Advent Technologies Inc., a leading producer of fuel cells and core materials that will revolutionize the energy sector, he was instrumental in the capital raising effort of the company and its NASDAQ listing. He was one of the first signatories of the Poseidon Principles, a supporter of United World Colleges in the Netherlands, and member of Abundance 360.

Harris holds an MSc from the University of Piraeus and an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management (Erasmus University). He also successfully completed the General Management Program of Harvard Business School.