The Association welcomes Mr. George Pateras to the position of Chair (2nd for Industry). He brings over 20 years of experience from various Ship-owner Associations and Shipping Chambers. This includes holding positions as a permanent advisor to the Hellenic Ministry of Defense, the Chairman of the TG (OS), the Chairman of Hellinikes War Risk Association and the Chairman of the Bahamas Shipowners' Association (including as the representative to the International Chamber of Shipping). This is in addition to a significant academic background in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture and Supply Chain and Shipping Management
As the chair representing industry, Mr. Pateras provides the Association with valuable insight and context within which maritime security operates and plays a key role in guiding the focus of the Association from the industry's perspective.
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