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The Executive Committee (ExCo) manages and is responsible for the governance of the affairs of WISTA International. ExCo consists of the President, the Secretary, the Treasurer and four (4) individuals elected at the WISTA International Annual General Meeting, AGM. To see previous Executive Committees, click here.

2021-2022 WISTA International Executive Committee

Executive Committee Members

Name
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou
Board Position
WISTA International President
National WISTA Association
WISTA Cyprus
Email
despina.t@tototheo.com
Title
CEO
Company
TOTOTHEO MARITIME
Name
Alexandra Anagnostis
Board Position
WISTA International Secretary
National WISTA Association
WISTA USA
Email
aa@tms-fla.com
Title
President
Company
Total Marine Solutions, Inc.
Name
Connie Roozen
Board Position
WISTA International Treasurer
National WISTA Association
WISTA The Netherlands
Email
connie.roozen@cb-more.com
Title
Tax Adviser
Company
C&B More
Name
Naa Densua Aryeetey
Board Position
ExCo Member for the Africa Region
National WISTA Association
WISTA Ghana
Email
naa.aryeetey@shippers.org.gh
Title
Head, Shipper's Services&Trade Facilitation
Company
Ghana Shippers' Authority
Name
Fabiana Martins
Board Position
ExCo member for the Americas
National WISTA Association
WISTA Brazil
Email
fmartins@sianoemartins.com.br
Title
Partner
Company
Siano & Martins Advogados Associados
Name
Nazli Selek
Board Position
ExCo Member for the Middle East, Asia, Pacific Region
National WISTA Association
WISTA Turkey
Email
nazli.selek@nsn-law.com
Title
Senior Partner
Company
NSN Law Firm
Name
Sofia Fürstenberg Stott
Board Position
ExCo Member for the European Region
National WISTA Association
WISTA Sweden
Email
sofia.furstenberg@gmail.com
Title
Partner
Company
Fürstenberg Maritime Advisory

WISTA International Nominations Committee

It is the primary function of the Nominations Committee to liaise directly with all National WISTA Associations (NWAs) to encourage, solicit and promote, as appropriate, interest from Nominees to fill positions on the Executive Committee (ExCo) of WISTA International.

Ioanna Topaloglou, WISTA Hellas, is chairing the Nominations Committee.

Name
Ioanna Topaloglou
Board Position
National WISTA Association
WISTA Hellas
Email
info@orionins.gr
Title
General Manager
Company
Orion International Brokers & Consultants Ltd.
Name
Alison Cusack
Board Position
WISTA Australia President
National WISTA Association
WISTA Australia
Email
alison@cusackandco.com.au
Title
Principal Lawyer
Company
Cusack & Co
Name
Summiit Cheema
Board Position
President, WISTA India
National WISTA Association
WISTA India
Email
sumiitcheemasharma@gmail.com
Title
CEO
Company
DYCECORP
Name
Clare Gomes
Board Position
President WISTA South Africa
National WISTA Association
WISTA South Africa
Email
c.gomes@amsol.co.za
Title
Strategic Planning & Communications Executive
Company
AMSOL - African Marine Solutions
Name
Kirsten Sigrid Schandy
Board Position
Webmaster WISTA Uruguay
National WISTA Association
WISTA Uruguay
Email
kirsten.schandy@schandy.com.uy
Title
Executive Director / Partner
Company
Thomas J Schandy LTD. , Lloyd's Agents P&I Clubs

Nominations Committee Substitute Members

Name
Rachel Lawton
Board Position
WISTA UK Treasurer
National WISTA Association
WISTA UK
Email
Rachel.lawton@mazars.co.uk
Title
Audit Director
Company
MAZARS LLP
Name
CHRISTINA LIVIAKIS GIANOPULOS
Board Position
WISTA USA President
National WISTA Association
WISTA USA
Email
CHRISTINA@ASRNY.COM
Title
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Company
AMERICAN SHIP REPAIR (ASR)

Events

WISTA International Conference 2022, Geneva

The #WISTAInternational AGM and Conference will take place in the beautiful city of Geneva, Switzerland from 26-28 October 2022, at the iconic Hotel President Wilson, on the […]

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News

IMO, WISTA and Maritime SheEO are inviting enrolments for the second cohort of the Leadership Accelerator Program (LEAP)

International Maritime Organization – IMO and Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association signed an MoU on 27 Jan 2020, agreeing to work together to explore and, where feasible, develop specific […]

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IMO-WISTA Women in Maritime survey highlights current gender diversity across the sector and sets a benchmark for progress 

May 18, 2022, London. Gender diversity in maritime is extremely fragmented by sector, according to data from the newly-published 2021 IMO-WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) Women in […]

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WISTA Malaysia – Official launch and networking event!

On 18 May 2022, WISTA’s Malaysian chapter will be officially launched in conjunction with the International Day for Women in Maritime. It will be officiated by YB […]

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