Director of Staff

CAPTAIN THEODOROS MIKROPOULOS
HELLENIC NAVY

 

Ranks and Promotions:
  • Ensign (1988-1991)
  • Lieutenant Junior Grade (1991-1995)
  • Lieutenant (1995-2000)
  • Lieutenant Commander (2000-2006)
  • Commander (2006-2014)
  • Captain (2014-Today)
 
Assignments at sea included tours of duty as follows:
  • CIC Officer and assistant Weapons Officer on board HS ASPIS (D-06) (1988-1989)
  • Comms and Navigation Officer on board HS SIMITZOPOULOS (P-28) (1989-1990)
  • Ops and Weapons Officer on board HS MYKONIOS (P-22) (1992-1995)
  • Executive Officer on board HS MYKONIOS (P-22) (1995-1997)

His duties ashore included:
  • Operations Branch Staff Officer of the Hellenic Navy General Staff (1997-1998)
  • Weapons Directorate Deputy Director of the Fast Attack Crafts-Missile Boats Command (1999-2000)
  • Personnel Branch Staff Officer of the Hellenic Navy General Staff (2002-2004)
  • Personnel Branch Staff Officer of the Hellenic Fleet Headquarters (2005-2006)
  • Joint Analysis & Lessons Learned Centre (ACT/JALLC) Staff Officer (2008-2011)
  • International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) as JALLC Perm. Rep. and Analyst (2011)
  • Intel Director (N2) and deputy Director of the Maritime Operations Centre (MOC) of the Hellenic Fleet Headquarters (2013-2015)

He has attended a number of National and other schools and courses as follows:
  • Hellenic Navy Specialization and Education School (1991-1992).
  • Hellenic Naval Staff Officer School (1999).
  • George Marshall Centre (Germany) Leaders Course (2004)
  • Hellenic Joint War College (2004-2005)
  • University of Athens Human Recourses Management (2012-2013)
  • National Defense College (2014-2015)
 
He has commanded:
  • Patrol Boat HS PANAGOPOULOS I (P-61) (1990-1991)
  • Oil Tanker HS OURANOS (A-416) (1998-1999)
  • Fast Attack Craft w/ Guided Missiles HS BLESSAS (P-21) (2000-2002)
  • Fast Attack Crafts 1st Squadron Command (2006-2008)
  • Frigate HS NAVARINON (F-461) (2011-2013)

Decorations and medals:
  • Commanders Cross of the Order of Phoenix
  • Knights Golden Cross of the Order of Honour
  • Medal of Military Merit B class
  • Navy Force Meritorious Command Medal B class
  • Staff Officer Service Commendation
  • Commendation Medal for Participation in Peacekeeping Missions
  • Commendation Medal for Participation in ISAF Mission

Captain Mikropoulos is married to Betty Zeimpeki. He has one daughter, Elena.
 

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