Since 2009, Vassilis Korkidis has been the President of the Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE) and since 2013 the President of Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is also the President of the Committee for Industry and Shipping of the Association of Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME) and the Vice-President of the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME) while he serves as a member of the Board of Directors of EuroCommerce as well as of the Board of Directors of ENTERPRISE GREECE.
Previously, he held various positions such as President of the Traders Association of Piraeus, Vice-Chairman of the Hellenic Institute for Health and Safety at Work, member of the Piraeus Port Authority Board of Administrators and more. During his studies, he specialized in shipbuilding and ship management as well as maritime law and international commerce and transport. He is the manager of two family- owned commercial enterprises active in import-export of electrical equipment and procurements for shipping and manufacturing.