Panagiotis Ktenas

Health, Safety, Quality & Environment Manager, Maritime Consultant, Greece

Panagiotis Ktenas is a retired Lieutenant-Commander from the Hellenic Navy, where he served for 23 years as an engineer officer. Currently, he works as a health, safety, quality, and environment manager in a maritime tanker company in Athens. He consults maritime companies in Arctic-related issues focusing on the gradual opening of Northern Sea Route. He is a certified adult trainer with extensive experience in IT, presentation skills, storytelling, and the SHELL Resilience program. He is strongly interested in exploring the applicability of new technologies in the maritime sector such as the autonomous ships and the use of drones. During his career, he has served in a variety of managerial positions in the fields of project management, budgeting, as well as in personnel administration and technical supervision. Panagiotis later expanded his academic horizons and showed a passionate interest in North Korea's tailor-made development and gradual reintegration in a globalized economy, participating in relevant projects. Panagiotis holds a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering from the Hellenic Naval Academy and a B.Sc. in economics from the University of Piraeus. He also holds an M.Sc. in urban design and an M.A. in international relations and diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, USA.


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