Captain Name: Ioannis Papachristou
Captain Nationality: Greek
Number of Crew: 6
Captain: Ioannis Papachristou (Greek)
Ioannis is 44 years old and he has been working in the yachting industry for more than 10 years now with great professionalism. He holds an A’ Class Captain’s diploma, a Speedboat license and several Certificates for the management of life threatening situations, fire prevention, fire fighting and personal safety. He has a lovely personality and will always try his best to find the best islands and private beaches for the guests, making their experience unforgettable! In his free time, Ioannis loves fishing, diving and apiculture. Speaks English and Russian (basic).
Chef: Kyriakos Mochos (Greek)
Kyriakos is 52 years old and counts more that 30 years of experience as a Chef onboard motor yachts and bulk curriers. He holds a Chief Cook Class A’ Diploma, a Speed Boat License and Certificates in fire fighting and life saving in case of emergency. He will prepare for the guests delicious recipes of the Mediterranean cuisine, choosing the freshest and most flavourful ingredients for his dishes! His passion is always to offer a memorable culinary experience to the guests and satisfy their needs! When not cooking, Kyriakos likes travelling and fishing. Speaks Greek & English.
Chief Stewardess: Alanna Gillman (New Zealander)
Alanna is 32 years old and after seven years of experience as a Vet Nurse in New Zealand, she decided to travel abroad and move into the yachting industry. By utilising her knowledge, training and experience on both private and charter yachts the last five years, she can actively contribute to the high standards onboard MIA ZOI, being fully aware of Silver Star Service and security rules. She is a confident and enthusiastic person and will surely welcome the guests onboard with a big smile on her face! In her free time, Alanna likes horse riding, swimming, dancing and reading. Speaks English.
2nd Stewardess: Sarah Shuttleworth (New Zealander)
Sarah is 27 years old and she has been working as a Stewardess since 2015 on both private and charter yachts. She holds a Certificate in Security Awareness & Hospitality Operations and she has also attended wine classes in the past. She is a very active person with a pleasant character and will try her best to assist the guests to the fullest! She will always make sure that the yacht is in excellent condition and will take care of the guests’ needs during their charter. When not working, Sarah loves travelling and listening to music. Speaks English.
Deckhand: Josh Egan (Australian)
Josh is 26 years old and holds a Worldwide Superyacht Deck Crew certification, Certificate in work, health, safety and security and a Certificate in Maritime Operations. He has been working as a Lead Deckhand the last two years in multiple charter yachts in Sydney, and one year onboard a high profile 153m Superyacht in the Mediterranean with great success and passion for his job. Additionally, he is currently studying for his Certificate in personal training, because fitness is a large part of his lifestyle. In his past experience, he has also worked as a cocktail Bartender with great creativity! He has a significant experience driving both jet and tenders and will be responsible for the safety of the guests, as well as their entertainment onboard. He is a highly motivated person, with a sense of pride to work hard and has been also trained constantly in the counteractions of Fires, Floods etc. Always part of a team and with an eye for detail, Josh adds value to MIA ZOI crew! In his free time, he likes doing water sports. Speaks English.