Chief Meleissis was born in 1953 on the island of Karpathos, Greece. He is French/Greek.
During his forty-five year career he has served on various types of vessels. He started working on Commercial Vessels in Greek companies and Passenger Cruise liners as a 3rd and 2nd Engineer. After twenty five years of experience he joined the yachting industry in 1995 starting on the 28m M/Y Al Johara for six years and then on the 25m M/Y Argo B for seven years as a Chief Engineer. Chief Meleissis has served onboard the M/Y Plus Too and holds the position of Chief Engineer since her construction in 2008. He is married and lives in Antibes.
He speaks French, Greek and English.