Our people determine WMA’s quality

What we are, are our people and our global network of partners. The quality of our people is the foundation of our ability to serve the shipping market.

We invest in exceptional people, further developing their skills, and creating an environment that fosters their growth as leaders.

Meet our Management Team

Eva Karmiri

WMA Rep Greece @ STAMKON
++30 229930 9889

Professor Michael Roe

Head of Advisory Team

    Dr. Katerina Konsta


    Meet our Team of Instructors

    Konstantinos Grigoriadis

    Attorney at Law

      Captain Iro Gidakou

      Ship Knowledge

        Dr. Kathryn A. O’Shaughnessy

        Training the Trainer

          Manikandan V

          Soft Skills

            George Laios

            Shipping Finance

              Yiasmine Elessawy

              Naval Architecture

                Julie Kallergi

                Spare Parts

                  Helen Kydes Goniotakis

                  Soft Skills

                    Anastasia Tsakiridi


                      Dionysios Zachariou

                      Marine and Mechanical Engineering

                        Artemios Alifragkis

                        HR and Crewing

                          Captain James Foong

                          Shipping Operations and Management

                            Jurgen Verreet

                            Maritime Economics

                              Dr Vasileios Vrysagotis

                              Port and Supply Chain Management

                                Nicola Searle

                                Human Resource

                                  Dr. Evangelos Afendras

                                  Culture and Communication

                                    Nikos Koliniatis

                                    Logistics and Supply Chain Management

                                      Silvina Bakardzhieva

                                      Maritime Law

                                        Katerina Grigoriou

                                        Agency and Shipping Procurement

                                          Captain Socratis Tigkos

                                          Shipping Operations and Crewing

                                            Anna Silva

                                            Operations Supervisor at Port Everglades

                                            Danae Markopoulou

                                            Shipping Operations

                                              Dr. Christos Patsiouras

                                              Shipping Marketing & Management

                                                Vasiliki Kalemi

                                                Mechanical Engineering and Firefighting

                                                  Maria Alexandraki

                                                  Marine Insurance

                                                    Despina Kalfa

                                                    Marine Insurance
                                                    GM at Aries Marine Insurance Brokers

                                                    Ioanna Topaloglou

                                                    Marine Insurance
                                                    CEO of Orion at International Brokers and Consultants

                                                      Dr. Paraskevi Papaleonida

                                                      Maritime English

                                                        Elli Xenitidou

                                                        Maritime English

                                                          Michael Fowkes

                                                          Soft Skills

                                                            George Kiourktsoglou

                                                            Shipping Managament,Chartering & Security

                                                              Meet our 20 MAREVA course Instructors

                                                              Please note: 

                                                              None of the MAREVA Instructors has been renumerated for authoring the modules.

                                                              We all offer our ship in knowledge free of charge.

                                                              This is the holistic approach of WMA towards the society and the shipping sustainability.

                                                              Valerie Cannon

                                                              Marine Environment
                                                              Environmental Regulatory Manager for Total Marine Solutions

                                                              Leslie Mezzich

                                                              Ship Registration
                                                              Palau Ship Register Director & Business Development Director

                                                              ꝉ Ass. Professor Eva Stefanidaki

                                                              Short Sea Shipping
                                                              Assistant Professor at Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport - University of the Aegean

                                                                Dorothea Ioannou

                                                                CEO Shipowners Claims Bureau | Deputy Chief Operating Officer at The American P&I

                                                                Maria Belen Espineira

                                                                Carriage of Goods by Sea
                                                                Abogada Maritimista - P&I Correspondent

                                                                Stine Mundal

                                                                Ship Classification
                                                                Key Account Manager at DNV

                                                                Peg Buchan

                                                                Assistant Port Director Port Everglades

                                                                Wendy Jaramillo

                                                                Shipping Business
                                                                Technical Project Manager at APM Terminals

                                                                Pallavi Sidhra

                                                                Carriage of Goods by Sea
                                                                Business Development Director at Voyager Worldwide

                                                                Nilsu Yildiz Hazer

                                                                Admirlty Law
                                                                Founding Lawyer, Yıldız Legal Avukatlık Bürosu

                                                                Heather Kostecki

                                                                Shipping Business

                                                                  Ecem Kalkavan Çubukçu

                                                                  Liner Shipping
                                                                  Sales Development Manager at Turkon America Inc

                                                                  Seren Sepmaz

                                                                  Admiralty Law
                                                                  Attorney at Sapmaz Law Firm

                                                                  Professor Maria Lekakou

                                                                  Short Sea Shipping
                                                                  Dean at Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport - University of the Aegean

                                                                  Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou

                                                                  Information Technology
                                                                  President at Electricity Authority of Cyprus | CEO Tototheo Maritime | President WISTA International

                                                                  Catrien Scheers

                                                                  Logistics & Freight Forwarding
                                                                  Chair, Fast Lines

                                                                  Akrivi Brikou

                                                                  Shipping Finance
                                                                  Financial Officer, Efshipping Co SA

                                                                  Anna Silva

                                                                  Operations Supervisor at Port Everglades

                                                                  Despina Kalfa

                                                                  Marine Insurance
                                                                  GM at Aries Marine Insurance Brokers

                                                                  Dr. Katerina Konsta

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