Cyprus Shipping News is delighted to announce the speakers of the 1st CSN Cyprus Marine Insurance Conference “The Financial, Legal and Commercial challenges of a 3 year cycl(on)e”.
Manos is the Managing Director of Seascope Hellas S.A., one of the leading Marine Insurance Broking companies in Greece. He has also served as a Director of the Lloyd’s broker (Seascope Insurance Services) in London between 2013 and 2020. He is a Lloyd’s of London certified Insurance Broker, and a Certified Insurance Broker by the Hellenic Ministry of Development.
Manos holds an Economics degree from the University of Athens and an MBA from Aston Business School in the UK.
He started his career in 1990 as a Lloyd’s broker in London with Sedgwick Marine & Cargo Ltd. He returned to Greece in 1993 and spent two years as an Insurance Manager with a major shipping company. In 1995 he set up the Greek office of a French marine insurance broker which later became Groupe Eyssautier Greece SA. In 2013 he was appointed Managing Director of Seascope Hellas and became a Director of Seascope Insurance Services in London.
Manos has been a strong advocate of direct access of the local marine insurance broking community into the International Markets, and he has pioneered the direct marine insurance broking in Greece, an activity which had traditionally been performed by overseas brokers.
He has served as Chairman of the Hellenic Committee of Lloyd’s Brokers Associates between 2011 and 2017, having been a member of their Board of Directors since 2006. He is currently serving as the Vice-Chairman of the Committee since 2017.
He is also sitting in the Board of Directors of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce.
He is a frequent panelist and speaker in marine insurance Conferences in Athens and London.