The new MedCruise Secretary General, Aimilia Papachristou was Senior Project Manager at MedCruise, from 2013 until 2018. Before that, she had been advisor to the Secretary General of Ports and Port Policy, at the Ministry of Development Competitiveness and Shipping of the Hellenic Republic.
A founding member of PortEconomics.eu, she is currently finalising a PhD thesis examining cruise ports governance. She holds a BSc and a MSc in Shipping, Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean, and is a maritime economist with significant experience in port economics, management and policy. Aimilia’s appointment has seen her stepping down as Business Consultant on cruise-rail integration of the railway company of Greece, TRAINOSE S.A.
Aimilia Papachristou replaces Mr Jordi Caballé who has served MedCruise as Secretary General, since February 2018.
MedCruise President, Mr Aris Batsoulis, stated:
“We are confident that the Association will benefit from Aimilia’s expertise and, along with the continuation of the excellent work of the Secretariat, she will advance further in benefiting our members. We would like to thank Jordi for his professionalism and excellent work during the three years that served the Association. We wish him every success to his future plans”.