Nicholas gained his Pharmacy degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1996 and his Master in Maritime Health from the University of Cadiz. He completed his military service in the Greek Navy (Fleet Pharmacy, Hyperbaric & Diving Medicine Centre and NATO’s Communications and Information Agency). From 1999 until today he is working as a maritime pharmacist in ShipMedical Ltd. Nicholas was board member and treasurer of the International Maritime Health Association and has contributed to many published documents related to the contents and the management of the medicine chest on board ships.