Vice Chairman: Nikolaos NtourosNikolaos is currently undertaking his 5th year of Naval architecture and marine engineering, working towards his master’s degree. For the first 4 years of his degree, he has been awarded with distinction regarding his academic performance. Honourably discharged, to the rank of Master Sergeant, with a demonstrated history of working in Aviation domain and Military Operations in the Greek Army for 7 years. Nikolaos had highly demanding responsibilities such as pre-flight tests, monitoring of the flight console and after-flight inspections on a day-to-day basis, with an experience of more than 200 flight hours as a flight engineer, day and night. During his military career, prominent levels of discipline and professionalism were acquired, due to the pressure of work and the fast-paced challenging environment, particularly during operational flights. However, he decided to follow his passion in naval architecture, therefore, he resigned from the Greek Army and joined the university’s master’s course. For the last 4 years he has been a member of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, and a student representative of the RINA at the University of Strathclyde. Furthermore, he is a member of the IMarEST and SNAME and recently elected Vice Chairman of the UoS SNAME student section. With strong leadership background and excellent team and communication skills, he is eager to generate interest for the marine industry and personal growth, and SNAME is an outstanding opportunity to do so, within a professional framework.
Ioannis Falkonakis is a third year Naval Architecture and Marine engineering student, and the current Treasurer of SNAME. He has been active in university societies since his first year, holding key positions in several Naval Architecture related societies and is the current president of the Debating society. His passion for knowledge sharing and widening access to career opportunities drew him to join the team. Ioannis has worked as a technician on a variety of vehicles, starting in a bicycle shop and diversifying to trailers, cars, and motorcycles before discovering his passion for marine vehicles. Through SNAME, he hopes to broaden and consolidate his knowledge, whilst helping more students to begin to engage with the industry they hope to join.
Ioannis Stamatiou is a 4th-year student in the department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Strathclyde. This academic year (2022-2023) he has been elected as Communications Officer in the S.N.A.M.E. committee. From his early years, Ioannis has shown interest in teamwork by participating in many schools and boy scout projects. Furthermore, working in the industry has been his dream from a young age which he has managed to fulfil partly with the following work experience. First, his major work experience so far was spending 61 days as a junior engineer in a VLCC vessel at Springfield Maritime (Onassis Group) in 2020. Also, last summer (2021) he worked as a Naval architect and Marine Engineer trainee in Navinco Ltd, a project construction managing company based in Piraeus, Athens. This summer Ioannis was an intern in Angelicoussis Group working for the Spares & Inventory Department. Ioannis looks forward to giving his best for the community and gaining some further experience in the field along the way. As a communications officer, he is motivated to use his ideas and creativity for helping the S.N.A.M.E. society to grow.
Operations Officer: Aris FlegasAris is a 4th year undergraduate student at the University of Strathclyde as a naval architect and marine engineer working toward his master’s degree. For the first 3 years of his studies, he has been awarded with destination regarding his academic performance. For this academic year he has been elected as operations’ officer in the SNAME committee. This is mainly attributed on his knowledge on media editing. He is looking forward on working as a team with the other members of the committee, proposing new ideas, organising interesting events, and propelling this year’s SNAME team to new heights. Aris’ passion for the subject started at a young age. He was always interested in engineering and especially architecture and spending every summer on a Greek island made him come closer to the sea. He developed an obsession with everything sea related, at the beginning it was water sports, scuba diving etc. As he grew up, he managed to merge his passion for the sea and his love for architecture and engineering with the course he followed. During his free time, Aris enjoys surfing, photography and cinematography.