CAPTAIN Dimitrios Spirou
Captain Dimitrios Spirou was born in Tripoli, Greece in 1969. He
graduated from the Hellenic Naval Academy in 1991.
He is specialized in Communications and Computers (Hellenic Navy Naval
Signal & Communications Specialization School, British Royal Navy
International Communication School. He holds a Master Degree in Computer
Science (NPS USA) and has been certified as Project Manager (ITIL - PRINCE2)
and is a graduate of Hellenic Supreme Joint War School and Hellenic National
He has also instructed as Lead Instructor at the Specialization School
Officers for Junior Officers and at the Specialization School for Petty
Officers courses related to his specialization, Lead Instructor of Unified
Modelling Language (UML) and Object Oriented Programming (OOP) at the Centre of
Automation of Combat Systems, and also as Instructor of the Chair of Security
and Strategy of the Supreme Joint War College.
Along his sea career he served on different types of warships mainly
frigates, destroyers and mine warfare ships having assumed various duties and among others Navigation
Officer Assistant, Signal & Communications Officer, PWO, Electronic Warfare
Officer, OPS Officer, Executive Officer (XO), and Commanding Officer (CO).
Ashore he has served in Hellenic Navy Command Operations Centre as
Battle Watch Captain, in of Hellenic Ministry of Defence, Directorate of
Defence Programs and Principal Contracts as Staff Officer of the Armament
Programs & Contracts Department, as Deputy Director of DCHOD (Deputy Chief
of Defence) in Hellenic National Defence General Staff, in Hellenic Navy DCHON’s
(Deputy Chief of the Navy) office, Head of R&D and Innovation Department,
as DOS of the Human Resources Department of Hellenic National Defence General
Staff. His last position was Office Director of Commander in Chief of Hellenic
Along his career, he has participated in numerous national exercises and
operations. He has also participated in SNFM and Operation Atalanta ( ACOS N2).
Along his carrier, he was awarded with several decorations and
He is STRIKFORNATO´s Deputy Chief of Staff Support since 19 July 2019.