YES to Shipping 2018
Wanda Costopoulos is the Managing Director of the family owned shipping company of Arkas Hellas Group, for the last 12 years.
COSTIS J. FRANGOULIS
Mr. Costis J. Frangoulis is a Greek entrepreneur born in Athens, Greece.
COSTAS KONTES has been working as a General Manager for V.Ships Greece Ltd. since 2016
Dorothea has a Juris Doctorate from St. John’s University School of Law in New York and a BA from the City University of NY.
Mrs. Athena Kanellatou, Regional Director, MacGregor Mediterranean.
George Xiradakis graduated from the Nautical Marine Academy of Aspropyrgos-Athens and he holds a diploma in Commercial Operations from City of London Polytechnic and an MSc in Maritime Studies from University of Wales.
Michael Foustanos is Director of the Greek Shipping Miracle (www.greekshippingmiracle.org), the first online maritime museum, established in 2014 in order to raise awareness about shipping and promote its heritage.
Being passionate about helping startups and entrepreneurs grow, Markos has joined Endeavor to support Small Medium Businesses develop and reach their full potential.
Local Councilor for Local Growth & Entrepreneurship, Piraeus Municipality Co-Founder Aephoria.net – BlueGrowth Initiative.
Philippos is the Vice-chairman of YoungShip Cyprus (one of the founders) and Board Member of YoungShip International.
George Alexandratos , Managing Director – APOLLONIA LINES S.A. & Vice-President – Hellenic Chamber Of Shipping
Executive DirectorInvestments & Finance Ltd
Danae Bezantakou is CEO of Navigator Shipping Consultants, shareholder of KEFI S.A. (Travel Agency) and MATILDA HOTEL in Zakynthos Island.
Basil holds a first class honours MEng degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
George was born in Athens in 1983.He graduated from the University College of London in 2004 with a Masters degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
IOANNA G. PROCOPIOU
Ioanna G. Procopiou graduated from Bath University in 2000 with a BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Mr. Nicolaos Veniamis was born in Athens in 1984 and he is from Vrondado of Chios. He has graduated from Manchester Business School (MBS), with a degree in Business Administration.
George Teriakidis is a naval architect and currently holds the position of DNV GL Regional Business Development Manager, for Region South East Europe & Middle East.
THEODORE E. VENIAMIS
President, Union of the Greek Shipowners
Sebastian Ostermann, Global Industry Manager Industrial Spare Parts – LUFTHANSA
Born and raised in Vrontados, Chios with a family with strong ties to shipping and seamanship, graduated from the University of Plymouth in 1998 and hold a BSc degree in Maritime Business & Maritime Law.
27 years in the shipping industry
Almost 40 years in shipping industry. Since 1977 working in Golden Union Shipping Group.
INTRODUCTION PANEL – LOGISTICS
Kostis Achladitis, Managing Director – Golden Cargo
Danae Bezantakou, Founder – YES FORUM & CEO – NAVIGATOR SHIPPING CONSULTANTS
OFFICIAL OPENING ADDRESS
Theodoros Veniamis, President – UNION OF GREEK SHIPOWNERS
PANAGIOTIS KOUROUMPLIS , MINISTER OF MARITIME AFFAIRS & INSULAR POLICY
Georgios Teriakidis, Regional Business Development Manager – DNV GL MARITIME
MAPPING THE YOUTH SHIPPING ORGANIZATIONS AND PRESENTING THE GREEK SHIPPING HISTORY
Katerina Stathopoulou, Executive Director – INVESTMENTS AND FINANCE LTD.
PRESENTATION OF YES FORUM RESEARCH BY XENIA KOURTOGLOU
FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR – FOCUS BARI
PRESENTATIONS OF THE WINNING PROJECTS OF ECONOMIA COMPETITION
“THE FUTURE OF GREEK SHIPPING”
SHIPPING EXECUTIVES PANEL
George Xiradakis, Managing Director of XRTC BUSINESS CONSULTANTS LTD. and President of THE PROPELLER CLUB (PORT OF PIRAEUS)