Mr Nikolaos A. Macropoulos was born in New York and studied at the London Academy and the University of Leeds. He was “initiated” into the private insurance field in 1970 and commenced his career with G. Plytas Insurance Group.
In 1993 he founded an Insurance Group that includes Europe SA General Insurance in the share capital of which participates Ethniki Asfalistiki (National Insurance), a subsidiary of National Bank of Greece and its subsidiaries: NIMA Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers SA (the first company that was recognized in Greece as an authorized Binding Authority representative of Lloyd’s of London for non marine insurance) and NIMA Insurance Services SA.
In conjunction with his insurance activities, Mr Macropoulos has also been actively involved with all private insurance sector issues. He was first elected member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies (E.A.E.E.) in 1973 and was elected general secretary of the Association of Insurance Company Representatives between 1978 – 1980.
1988 was a milestone in his career. He was a founding member of the Hellenic Insurance Brokers Association, served as its Chairman in 1992 – 1994 and in 1994 he was proclaimed honorary Chairman, in recognition of his contribution to the profession of Insurance Broker.
He was also elected Chairman of the Association of Lloyd’s Brokers Representatives in Greece for the period of 1994 – 2003 and for several years served as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies, in which he is still active.
He served as a member of the Executive Committee in 2009 – 2011 and has held office as Chairman of the International Relations Committee since 2012 and in 2013 he was re-elected Chairman of the Committee for International and Public Relations of the Hellenic Association of Insurance Companies.
In early 2012 he was elected Deputy Chairman of the Panathinaikos Athletic Club and has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Panathinaikos Football S.A.
Mr Nikolaos Macropoulos is married to Katleen Wagner and they have a daughter Lavinia. He also has two children, Giorgos and Maria, from his first marriage.