Mr. Menelaos Xideris holds a Degree in Naval Architect & Mechanical Engineer from National Technical University of Athens, MSc in Marine Engineering (Distinction) in Newcastle Upontyne, a Bachelor of Engineer (Hons.) in Marine Technology and the License of Second Engineer. He has a sea going experience of 4 years. In 2004 joined the Hellenic – Shipyards S.A. Company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems Submarine Division – 214 Class Submarine Production as a Trial Leader for Mechanical and Fuel Cell Systems in Test & Trial Department in HDW Shipyard, Germany. He joined A.S.M. as a Superintendent Engineer in September 2007. In October 2010 promoted to Technical Manager. His total experience amounts to 14 years.