Following his studies at HEC Lausanne, Mr. Tricardos swiftly returned to Greece in 1969 to take over the family businesses. B J Tricardos S.A. and Tricardos S.A., established in 1954, are distributors to and agents of important multinational companies in a variety of markets.
He has also been on the BoD of HOFFMANN LA ROCHE HELLAS for 18 years, SCHINDLER HELLAS for 5 years, Greek-Italian Chamber of Commerce for 20 years (Vice President), and NEXANS HELLAS for 3 years.
Together with HRH Princess Katerina of Yugoslavia, he has cofounded the philanthropic organization LIFELINE HELLAS in which he also served as president from 2005 to 2011.
In addition to his regular day to day business, Mr. Tricardos is involved in the Health and Energy sectors as well.