FICAC Secretary General, Hon. Nikolaos K. Margaropoulos is an Attorney-at-Law and Managing Partner at Scientia Legis Law Firm with offices in Thessaloniki and Athens.

Honorary Consul of the Philippines in Thessaloniki since 1996.

He graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Law School after having studied for three years at the Law Faculty of Macerata UniversityItaly.

Atty. Margaropoulos is fluent in English, Italian and Spanish and he has a degree in the Sign Language

He has been honoured with the title of Cavaliere (Knight), by the President of the Italian Republic and with the FICAC (World Federation of Consuls) Medal of Honour

He is also a member of various professional and social associations:

Consular Corps in Greece (President 2009-2010, Member of the Board of Directors since 2000, Vice-President 2005-2006 and 2007-2009)

FICAC (World Federation of Consuls) Secretary General and Board of Directors Member 2015-2018 (Board of Directors Member 2009-2012, 2012-2015, Member of the Legal Committee, Regional Chairman for South Europe )

Propeller Club, Port of Thessaloniki (President 2008-2012)

Dimitria Festival (Member of the Organizing Committee 2009-2010)

Pinewood The American International School of Thessaloniki (Board of Directors Member since 2008, President 2012/13 -2013/14- 2014/15, Vice-President 2015/16)

Transparency International

Macedonian Studies Society

Athens Club

Rotary Club of Thessaloniki-East (President 2007-2008)

Rotary District 2481 (Northern Greece – F.Y.R.O.M. Macedonia-Serbia-Montenegro) (President of the Legislative Committee)

AHEPA (American Hellenic Educational and Progressive Association), Chapter HJ3, donor of AHEPA Hospital (has served, for two terms, as President of it’s auditing committee)

Anatolia College” Alumni Association (has served as founding President of its Club Managing Committee)

Friends of the Deaf of Thessaloniki (has served for four years -2 terms- as Secretary Generaland Chairperson of the Public Relations Department)

YMCA, Thessaloniki Branch.

Friends of the Byzantine Museum of Thessaloniki

Friends of the Macedonian Struggle Museum of Thessaloniki (Board of Directors Member2009-2011, 2011-2013)

Foundation of the Macedonian Struggle Museum (Board of Directors Member 2014-)

Friends of the Poor Fraternity of Thessaloniki

Moreover, Scientia Legis Law Firm, is a member of:

The Greek-Turkish Chamber of Northern Greece, of which Mr. Margaropoulos is the Secretary General (2009-2010, 2011-2013, 2014-2016)

The Greek-Italian Chamber of Commerce of Thessaloniki, of which Mr. Margaropoulos is Treasurer and Member of the Board of Directors (2011-2013, 2014-2016), (has served as elected Member of the Auditing Committee (2005-2007) and President of the same Committee (2008-2010)

The American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

The Hellenic-Filipino Chamber (Honorary member of the Board of Directors) and

The Greek Entrepreneurs Association (EENE)

The Greek Association of Law Firms

Hon. Margaropoulos is married to Jenny Sakellaridou, Architect and they have one son