Athanasios P. Antonakis
Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Chief Compliance Officer
Safe Bulkers Inc.

Thanasis currently serves as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer of Safe Bulkers Inc., providing financing and corporate governance advise to the Board of Directors. He has 20 years' experience in shipping finance and regulatory compliance, including stock exchange regulatory framework, enterprise risk management and Environmental Social and Governance reporting. Prior to joining Safe Bulkers in 2008, Thanasis was part of PWC's shipping, oil & energy team in Piraeus for four years, covering IPOs of maritime transportation and energy companies. With Safe Bulkers, Thanasis has participated in the execution of several transactions including commercial loans, sale and leasebacks, jolcos, private placements, ATM, bond and equity offerings. Thanasis holds a master’s in financial management from the Athens University of Economics and Business and completed the Mergers & Acquisitions executive education program at Harvard Law School.