Cpt. Dimitris Bezantakos is the President of Navigator Shipping Consultants, MATILDA HOTEL in Zakynthos Island and shareholder of KEFI S.A. (Travel Agency). Capt. Dimitris was A' class Captain of Merchant Navy in Oceangoing Greek Vessels. He was Manager of THENAMARIS MARITIME INC. until 1991 and Managing Director of NAVEX MARITIME INC., his own Shipowning Company until 1999.
Danae Bezantakou is the CEO of Navigator Shipping Consultants, shareholder of KEFI S.A. (Travel Agency) and MATILDA HOTEL in Zakynthos Island. She is also President of iforU-Greek Mentoring Network, which empowers women’s entrepreneurship through mentoring, a founding partner and President of the 1st Hellenic U.S. Alumni of State Department. The 1st Young Executives Shipping (YES) Forum was organized under her initiative during International Shipping Exhibition Posidonia 2016 and the Yes to Sea Tourism Forum was held during Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum in May 2017. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of Blue Growth. Danae represented Greece in International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) “Women in Leadership” organized by Hilary Clinton (March 2011), has been selected to be one of the European Young Leaders (2014) and her name was included in the "Purpose Economy Europe 100 List 2014", as well as in the 40under40 list of Fortune Greece. She was also appointed as Young Global Leader from World Economic Forum for the years 2015-2020, holds Global Dignity's Greek Country Chair and has been nominated to join the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network with more than 5,000 world-leading experts engaged by the Forum to help shape the global agenda. She has an 8 year old daughter.