TAKIS (PANAYIOTIS) PAPPAS
Takis joined Silverstream Technologies as Senior Naval Architect in August 2014. From a career spanning more than 30 years, he brings with him significant experience in technical surveying, shipyard operations, ship design and production, fleet management and maintenance.
Prior to joining Silverstream, Takis has held positions such as Technical Manager at Pacific & Atlantic Shipmanagers INC and General Manager at the Hellenic Register of Shipping. After graduating, he spent 10 years as Ship Surveyor to Lloyd’s Register including in Technical Planning and Rule Development, 5 years as Project Manager and Assistant to the CEO of Elefsis & Neorion Shipyards and 5 years in the Technical Department of Safety Management Overseas SA. He has been a Member of the Council of RINA, London Branch (where he was also appointed Technical Secretary), a Flag State representative for Greece in various working groups at IMO and was a member of the 6th Technical Committee for the Ministry of Trade and Development, Greece. He is also a founding member and member of the Board of the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain.
Takis graduated from the University of Newcastle- Upon- Tyne in 1985 with Bsc. Honours in Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding, following this with a Post Graduate Diploma in Marine Engineering in 1986 and a Masters of Philosophy in Naval Architecture in 1990. A Chartered Engineer, Takis is a member of both the Royal Institute of Naval Architects and Hellenic T.E.