Born in Athens in 1964, where completed primary and secondary education. Holder of a BSc. in Business Administration from the Athens University of Economics and Business, and a MSc in Shipping, Trade and Finance from the City University Business School, in London. Married, father of a 19 years old girl and a 17 years old boy.
During his career as deck officer from 1982 to 1996, Capt. Lykovardis has sailed onboard various types of vessels managed by quality operators, including passenger ships, general cargo ships, log carriers, bulk carriers and tankers of various sizes, where he gained a great amount of valuable sea going experience.
Started his shore-side career in 1997 as Fleet Manager with the Operations’ Dept. of Eletson Corp., where he consolidated academic knowledge and professional experience in a most demanding working environment. In 2000 joined Metrostar Management Corp. as Fleet Manager, and later Operations Manager. In 2006, joined Anangel Maritime Services Inc. (now Maran Dry Management) as Director of Operations, and in 2016 joined as Operations Manager Eurobulk Ltd. In 2020 he joined as Operations Manager TMS Bulkerss/TMS Dry, a company managing 35 Capesize and 17 Panamax/Kamsarmax bulk carrier vessels.
Capt. Lykovardis is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute, Member of the Greek Chamber of Economists, and Member of the Helmepa.