Mrs. Katerina Skourtanioti

Managing Director

Katerina Skourtanioti is one of the founders and the Managing Director of VENLYS Maritime Specialisation Services. She began as a Strategic Communication and Crisis Management expert in the Maritime and Oil and Gas industries and a trainer globally for Media Handling, Crisis Communication, Leadership and Internal Communication. She is a graduate from Athens University of Economics and Business Administration and she continued her studies abroad. She holds a MBA and she has also a master in Human Resources Management. As a strategic business consultant, she has more than 10 years of experience in the maritime industry with special focus on Human Element and Non Technical Skills, and safety culture strategies.

Member of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA). Additional she is a member of The International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus. She is married and a proud mother of 2 boys.

Katerina is committed to the implementation of safety intelligence in the maritime industry and the enhancement of the safety concept.