Christos Kokkinis has been a member of our Board of Directors since October 2022. Previously, Mr. Kokkinis served as a member of the Board of Directors of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation from April 2019 to October 2021. He also served on the board of Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. as a non-executive director from October 2014 until December 2018. Mr. Kokkinis has over 40 years of experience in ship finance and he is currently an independent consultant on shipping financial matters and a Board member of the Onassis Cardial Surgery Center. He spent 19 years at Alpha Bank, having established and served as the Head of the Shipping Division since 1997. Previously, he worked in Citibank Shipping Bank S.A. from where he left as Vice President to join ABN AMRO Bank, where he held the position of the Manager of Shipping Finance from 1991 until 1997. Mr. Kokkinis holds a bachelor’s degree from the Law School of the University of Athens and a master’s degree in Business Administration (M.B.A.) in finance and international business from Rutgers University, USA. Mr. Kokkinis is an independent director.