Basil Sakellis
Managing Director
Alassia NewShips Management, Inc.

Basil Sakellis holds a first-class honours MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Basil has been the Managing Director of Alassia NewShips Management Inc since the company was founded by Nicolas Hadjioannou in 2009. He previously worked in London in investment banking and private equity with Rothschild and HSBC, and was a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of Safebulkers Inc from the company’s IPO in 2008 until the formation of Alassia in 2009.