Katerina Konsta
Course Director, Lloyd’s Maritime Academy.

Katerina is currently working as a shipping consultant and as course director for Lloyd?s Maritime Aacademy. She was for a number of years the Head of the Shipping, Transport & Logistics Department at BCA College of Athens (Greece) which collaborates with London Metropolitan University (UK). Her extensive teaching experience has been gained at various colleges and universities, lecturing on undergraduate courses in shipping, maritime business and related subjects.

She also has many years? experience as an industry consultant, working in Greece and the UK on varied projects in national and international shipping and logistics. Katerina holds a degree in Maritime Business and Maritime Law from University of Plymouth (UK). Prior to this she studies Business & Finance at North Hertfordshire College (UK). Her postgraduate studies include International Shipping at the University of Plymouth (UK) and Maritime Studies with International Transport at the University of Piraeus (Greece). She is currently working on her PhD at Plymouth University. Katerina is also a member of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME), Women?s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) and the Hellenic Association of Maritime Economists (HAME).

Her research focuses on shipping policy and strategy, logistics, freight analysis and vessel sale and purchase. She is the author of articles and papers in a range of magazines and newspapers as well as being a reviewer for Maritime Policy & Management Journal. She is a respected participant in various shipping & logistics Forums and Forums.