Mr Spyros CAPRALOS

Entry in the IOC 2019
Born 15 April 1955
Games Participated 1980, 1984
Althlete profile
Spyros KAPRALOS
GRE

Mr Spyros CAPRALOS

GRE

Education

BA in Economics, University of Athens, Greece (1978); MBA, INSEAD, France (1979)

Career

VP Bankers Trust Company (NY, Paris, Athens, Milan, London) (1979-1990); Executive Vice Chairman, National Bank of Greece and other prominent positions in the Greek financial community (1990-2000); Chairman & CEO, Athens Exchange (2004-2010); President, Federation of European Securities Exchanges (2008-2010); President & CEO, Starbulk Carriers Corp. (Nasdaq Listed Shipping Company) (2011-2014); Chairman, Starbulk Carriers Corp. (2014-)

Sports practised

Swimming; Water polo

Sports career

Greece Swimming Champion (1969-1974); Olympic athlete in water polo (1980 & 1984)

Sports administration

Vice-President, Greek Swimming Federation (1991-1993); Hellenic Olympic Committee, Member & President of Olympic Preparation (1993-1996); Chef de Mission of Greece (Atlanta 1996); Sports Director, Athens Bid Committee (1996-1997); Executive Director, Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Athens 2004 (2000-2004); General Secretary of State and City Manager Olympic Games Athens 2004 (2004); President, Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) (2009-)

Membership of other associations

Chairman of Euroclinic (private hospital); Member of Board of GEK TERNA (Greek construction company); Member, Executive BoardPresident, European Olympic Committees (EOC) (2009-); Chairman, EOC Olympic Culture & Education Commission (2010-2013); Chairman, EOC Coordination Commission for the 1st European Games “Baku 2015”; Chairman, EOC Coordination Commission for the 2nd European Games “Minsk 2019”; Member, ANOC Events Commission (2019-); Vice-President, ANOC

Awards and distinctions

Olympic Order (2006); Order of Merit by the Republic of Azerbaijan (2015)

IOC History

Member, IOC Culture and Olympic Heritage Commission (2015-2019); Expert, IOC Culture and Olympic Education Commission (2014-2015); Member, Olympic Solidarity Commission (2018-)