Metropolitan Nikitas (Lulias) was the inaugural [[Orthodox Metropolitanate of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia|Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia]] and is now serving as Director of the [[Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute]]. He is fluent in English, Greek and Russian and has a working knowledge of Latin, Church Slavonic and Spanish.
*1976: Graduated, as a member of the University of Florida Honors Society, Savant, from a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree.
*1979: Second listing in the Who's Who of American Colleges and Universities.
*1980: After attending [[Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology (Brookline,
MA)|Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology]], he graduated from a Master of Divinity (Hons).
*1980-81: Rotary International Graduate Scholar
*1981-82: Graduate Scholar of the Ministry of the Exterior, Greece
*1982: Persued graduate studies at the University of Thessaloniki until November.
*Ordained. First assignment was Associate Pastor at Ss Constantine and Helen Cathedral, Merriville, Indiana.
*1987: Became chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of Chicago, Illinois, until 1995.
*1988-91: Taught theology at Loyola University, Chicago
*1989-present: Member, Board of Directors, the Hellenic Foundation
*1996 December 14: Consecrated to the episcopacy, named Metropolitan of Hong Kong and Southeast Asia at the Patriarchal Cathedral of St George the Great Martyr, Phanar.
:January 12: Enthroned at the Cathedral of St Luke the Evangelist, Hong Kong.
*2007 March: Appointed Director of the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley, California
Bibliography ==*[http://www.orthodoxinstitute.org/metropolitannikitasbio.html PAOI Biography ]