Faculties and research

4th Athens Triennial Meeting Programme

Below is a breakdown of sessions per day and A-Z list of current speakers in their sessions.

Day 1:

Friday 10th November 2017

Day 2:

Saturday 11th November 2017

Opening Session 
Session 1: World Economy ISession 1: Dry Market
Session 2: World Economy IISession 2: Tanker Market
Keynote Speech - H.E. Mr Prokopios Pavlopoulos, President of the Hellenic RepublicSession 3: Shipping Finance I - Banks and Export Credit Agencies
Session 3: InvestmentsSession 4: Shipping Finance II - Capital Markets and Private Equity
Session 4: Banking and FinanceSession 5: Industry, Tourism and Capital Markets in Greece
Session 5: EnergyClosing Remarks

Friday 10th November 2017

08:30 - 09:30 - Coffee and registration
Opening Session
09:30-10:00ProfessorCostas ThGrammenos CBE DScChairman, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and FinanceCass Business School, City, University of London
 Professor SirPaulCurranPresidentCity, University of London
 ProfessorMarianne WLewisDeanCass Business School, City, University of London
Session 1: World Economy I
10:00-10:45MrHuw Pill (Chair)Chief European EconomistGoldman Sachs International
 The HonApurvBagriPresident and Chief Executive OfficerMetdist Group
Session 2: World Economy II
10:45-12:15DrAnthonyPapadimitriou (Chair)PresidentOnassis Foundation
 MrThanassisMartinos (Co-Chair)Managing DirectorEastern Mediterranean Maritime Ltd.
 MrCyrusArdalan ChairmanCitigroup Global Markets Ltd.; Independent Portfolio Management S.A.
 MrEfthimios NChristodoulouFormer GovernorCentral Bank of Greece
 ProfessorMartinStopfordNon-Executive President; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and FinanceClarkson Research;
Cass Business School, City, University of London 
 MrMohsenZiyaFounder and Managing Director; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and FinanceNeptune Energy Trading LLC.
 ProfessorEddyVan de Voorde (Discussant)Professor of Port and Maritime Economics; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and FinanceUniversity of Antwerp (C-Mat and TPR); Cass Business School, City, University of London
 MrHarry NVafias (Discussant)Founder and Chief Executive OfficerStealthgas Inc.
Could not participate-Presentation availableMrArjunBatra (STF 1987)Group Managing DirectorDrewry Shipping Consultants Ltd.
12:15-12:30 - Professor Costas Th Grammenos, Chairman, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and Finance, Cass Business School, City, University of London

12:30-13:00 - Keynote Speech - H.E. Mr Prokopios Pavlopoulos, President of the Hellenic Republic

13:00-14:00 - Lunch Break
Session 3: Investments
14:00-15:30SirGrahamDay (Chair)Counsel Stewart McKelvey
 MrNanakjeet SinghBajwa (STF 1999)Head of Private Equity and InfrastructureEmirates Investment Authority (EIA)
 MrKnutMathiassen (STF 1988)Managing PartnerNorthcape DMCC
 MrSanjay KMehta (STF 1993)Founder ChairmanS ONE Capital
 MrNazeemNoordali (STF 1988)Chief Operating OfficerInternational Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), Member of the IDB Group
Session 4: Banking and Finance
15:30-17:00MrMichaelParker (Chair)Managing Director; Global Industry Head for the Shipping, Logistics and OffshoreCitigroup Inc.
 MrKristianAndersson (STF 1992)Chief Executive OfficerSEB Ukraine
 MrCyrusArdalanChairmanCitigroup Global Markets Ltd.; Independent Portfolio Management S.A.
 ProfessorDanielGiamouridis (PhD 1998) Global Head of Scientific Implementation; Associate Professor Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Athens University of Economics and Business
 MrNicholasHadjiyiannis (STF 1994)Chief Executive OfficerCyprus Cooperative Bank
 MrGeorgeLassadosDirectorLassados Capital AG
 MrNazeemNoordali (STF 1988)Chief Operating OfficerInternational Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), Member of the IDB Group
17:00-17:30 - Coffee Break
Session 5: Energy
17:30-19:00DrBasilPapachristidis (Chair)ChairmanHellespont Marine Services Ltd.
 DrKostasAndriosopoulos (PhD 2006)ProfessorESCP Europe Business School
 DrPanosPouliasis (ETF 2004)Senior Lecturer in Energy / Commodities and Finance; Co-Director, MSc in Energy, Trade & FinanceCass Business School, City, University of London
 MrBronSharman (STF 1991)Portfolio Manager, Petroleum and Tanker FreightRCMA Capital LLP.
 ProfessorMichaelTamvakis (STF 1988)Professor of Commodity Economics and Finance; Co-Director, MSc in Energy, Trade and FinanceCass Business School, City, University of London
 MrMohsenZiyaFounder and Managing Director; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and FinanceNeptune Energy Trading LLC.
19:00 - Reception

Saturday 11th November 2017

08:30-09:00 - Coffee and registration
Session 1: Dry Market
09:00-10:30DrSadanKaptanoglu (Chair) (STF 1996)Chief Executive Officer; ChairpersonKaptanoglu Shipping; Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association (TURMEPA)
 ProfessorMartinStopford (Co-Chair)Non-Executive President; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and FinanceClarkson Research;  
Cass Business School, City, University of London 
 Mr  NicolausBunnemann (STF 2005)Managing DirectorAtlantic Lloyd GmbH & Co. KG
 Mr  AsafMalamud (STF 2013)Deputy Chief Executive OfficerPortline Holdings Maritime Corporation
 MrNikolasTriantafyllakis (STF 1986)DirectorW Marine Inc.
 MrStamatisTsantanis (STF 1997)Chairman and Chief Executive OfficerSeanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.
 MrEleftheriosVeniamis (STF 2000)DirectorGolden Union Shipping
Session 2: Tanker Market
10:30-12:00MrGeorgeProcopiou (Chair)Chairman of the Board of DirectorsDynagas Ltd.
 MrLaurentBozzoni (STF 1998)Managing DirectorSocatra Group
 MrMichaelFostiropoulos (STF 2000)DirectorALMI Tankers S.A.
 MrModiMano (STF 2002)Managing Director / FounderM Sea Capital Ltd.
 ProfessorNikosNomikos (STF 1993)Professor of Shipping Risk Management; Director, MSc in Shipping Trade and FinanceCass Business School, City, University of London
 MrNicolausOldendorff (STF 2008)Managing DirectorReederei Nord GmbH
 ProfessorMartinStopfordNon-Executive President; Honorary Visiting Professor, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and FinanceClarkson Research;
Cass Business School, City, University of London 
12:00-12:30 - Coffee Break
Session 3: Shipping Finance I - Banks and Export Credit Agencies
12:30-14:00MrRalfBedranowsky (Chair)CEO and Chairman of the Board of Managing DirectorsDVB Bank SE
 MrIoannisAlexopoulos (STF 1996)Managing DirectorEurofin S.A.
 MrNiklasBedranowsky (STF 2012)Vice President / Head of GreeceBerenberg
 MrPederGarmefelt (STF 2000)Head of Shipping FinanceSEB London
 MrsChristinaMargelou (STF 1989)Head of ShippingEurobank Ergasias S.A.
 MrNicholasPavlidis (STF 1992)Head of Shipping FinanceBank of Cyprus
 MrDimitriosSofianopoulos (STF 1989)Partner / Head of Greece and Head of MonacoNorton Rose Fulbright
 MrChristophToepfer (STF 1997)Chief Executive OfficerBorealis Maritime Ltd.
 DrSadanKaptanoglu (Discussant) (STF 1996)Chief Executive Officer; ChairpersonKaptanoglu Shipping; Turkish Marine Environment Protection Association (TURMEPA)
 MrEleftheriosVeniamis (Discussant) (STF 2000)DirectorGolden Union Shipping
14:00-15:00 - Lunch Break
Session 4: Shipping Finance II: Capital Markets and Private Equity
15:00-16:45DrNikolas PTsakos (Chair) (STF 1985)Chief Executive Officer; ChairmanTsakos Energy Navigation Ltd. (TEN); Intertanko
 ProfessorCostas ThGrammenos CBE DSc (Co-Chair)Chairman, Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping, Trade and FinanceCass Business School, City, University of London
 MrAxel MAas (STF 1992)Managing Director / Founding PartnerClarksons Platou Project Finance AS 
 MrNanakjeet SinghBajwa (STF 1999)Head of Private Equity and InfrastructureEmirates Investment Authority (EIA)
 MrNicolasBornozisPresidentCapital Link Inc.
 MrJohnDragnis (STF 1999)Chief Executive OfficerGoldenport Group
 MrErikHelberg (STF 2000)Chief Executive OfficerClarksons Platou Securities
 MrSanjay KMehta (STF 1993)Founder ChairmanS ONE Capital
 DrNikosPapapostolou (STF 2000)Senior Lecturer in Shipping FinanceCass Business School, City, University of London
 MrStamatisTsantanis (STF 1997)Chairman and Chief Executive OfficerSeanergy Maritime Holdings Corp.
Session 5: Industry, Tourism and Capital Markets in Greece
16:45-18:30MrEfthimios NChristodoulou (Chair)Former GovernorCentral Bank of Greece
 MrNikolasBakatselos (STF 1995)President and CEOPyramis Metallourgia A.E.
 MrEvangelosCharatsis (STF 1985)Chief Executive OfficerBeta Securities
 MrManolisGiannoulis (STF 1987)Managing DirectorGiannoulis Hotels and Resorts
 MrArisKefalogiannis (STF 1987)Chief Executive OfficerGAEA Products S.A.
 MrThrasyvoulos ThMakios (LTF 2004)Deputy Chief Executive OfficerMakios Logistics
 MrGeorgePolitis (STF 1996)Chief Executive OfficerCapital Securities S.A.
 MrMichaelStassinopoulos (MSc STF 1989)Member of the Board of DirectorsViohalco S.A.
18:30-19:00 - Closing Remarks from the session Chairmen
19:00 - Reception