Born in Athens (GR) in 1976. Attorney-at-Law licensed at the Athens Bar Association since 2001. He is currently counsel to the Minister of Development & Competitiveness and one of the directors of Dryships Inc. shipping corporation. During 2009 to 2012 he was founding partner of SigmaKappaSigma Law office. During 2007 to 2009, Karamitsanis was the Head of the legal department at Karouzos Construction & Development Group. He has also previously served as a legal advisor to Dimand Real Estate Development and LPSA Consultants SA, and as a special advisor to the Hellenic Ministry of Health & Welfare. Karamitsanis graduated from Athens College Lyceum, and received his law degree from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (GR). He also holds a postgraduate degree (E.M.L.E.) in Economic Analysis of Law from Erasmus University of Rotterdam (NL) and University of Hamburg (DE) as well as a postgraduate degree (D.E.U.) in Economic Analysis of Institutions from the University of Aix-Marseille III, Aix-en-Provence (FR). He practices real estate, corporate, domestic and international contracting, telecommunications, shipping and energy law. He is fluent in Greek, English, German and French.