"He was vice president of the Onassis Organization in New York in 1973-1975, and then joined his family business interests in shipping and other investments. In 1983 he became controlling shareholder and co-Chairman of Aston Martin Lagonda in the United Kingdom, maker of the famous Aston Martin and Lagonda motor cars. Under his watch, the factory was re-opened and the company was returned to profitability. It was subsequently being sold to Ford Motor Company.
"Nicholas is president of Lion Finance SA, a family investment vehicle. He is also a co-Founder and Co-Chairman of the World Public Forum "Dialogue of Civilizations". The WPF brings together each year on the island of Rhodes, Greece some 700 important officials and representatives from more than sixty countries for four days of open and frank deliberations on cross-religious and cross-cultural issues...He has served as president of the Athens Polo Club, and is a member of the American Bureau of Shipping".  Nicholas Papanicolaou is author of the 2011 book Islam vs the United States (Oak Leaves Publishing).
In 2014 and 2016 he published books with Xulon Press.
Resources and articles
- The Oak Initiative Board, organizational web page, accessed July 29, 2017.