Speakers

Anastasios V. Papagiannopoulos
President of Bimco
Principal of Common Progress


Mr. Papagiannopoulos has been a principal of Common Progress since its establishment in 1984 and has more than 37 years of experience in shipping.

Mr. Papagiannopoulos has been elected since 1996 on the Board of Directors of the Union of Greek Shipowners and since 2006 in the Executive Committee of the Union including Committee Chairman of the Seaman's Social Security and Labour Issues. He is currently President of Bimco and an elected member of the Executive Committee where he had served since 1998 as an elected member of the Documentary Committee. Since 2004 he has also been an elected member in the Greek Committee of Det Norske Veritas (D.N.V.). Mr. Papagiannopoulos has been elected (2006) in the Executive Committee of International Chamber of Shipping, (I.C.S.)

Mr. Papagiannopoulos holds a BA in Law from the National University of Athens, an MSc in Economics from Queen Mary College, University of London, an MA in European Integration from University of Reading and a PhD in Economics from Queen Mary College, University of London.