Ms. Karamanlis is responsible for strategy, vessel acquisitions, chartering and financing.
Ms. Karamanlis has over 16 years shipping experience and has been with companies associated with HCL since 1999. From 1998 to 1999 Ms. Karamanlis worked on the Sale and Purchase desk of Galbraiths Shipbrokers in London and before that was a shipping lawyer with Norton Rose in London and Greece.
Ms. Karamanlis qualified as a solicitor of the High Court of England and Wales in 1997 and is a member of the Association of Greek Ship-Owners. Ms. Karamanlis served as an independent Non-executive Member of the Board of Directors of Piraeus Bank, a Company listed on the Athens Stock Exchange from 2006 until early 2012 and is currently a member of the board of directors of the Karamanlis Foundation.
Ms. Karamanlis holds a Bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Athens and a LL.M (Masters in Laws) from Cambridge University.