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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is mainly composed of the directors of the 21 national member associations. The Board has authority to take decisions on all relevant issues and is chaired by a President who serves for two years. The President is elected by the General Assembly of ECSA. The current President of ECSA is Niels Smedegaard, President and CEO of DFDS. Mr Panagiotis Laskaridis, founder and CEO of Laskaridis Shipping, is ECSA's Vice-President. 

 

President & Vice-President

President: Niels Smedegaard

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Vice-President/President-Elect: Panagiotis Laskaridis

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Belgium

Director: Ludwig Criel
Alternates: Wilfried Lemmens

 

Croatia 

Director: Maja Markovcic Kostelac 

Alternates: Mario Pavic, Alen Klanac

 

Cyprus

Directors: Philippos Phillis, George Tsavliris, George Mouskas
Alternates: Thomas Kazakos, Michael Filippou

 

Denmark

Director: Anne H. Steffensen
Alternates: Simon C. Bergulf

 

Estonia

Director: Toivo Ninnas
Alternate: Enn Kreem, Tonis Rihvk

 

Finland

Director: Tapani Voionmaa
Alternate: Olof Widén

 

France

Director: Philippe Louis–Dreyfus
Alternate: Eric Banel, Blandine Huchet

 

Germany

Directors: Thomas Rehder, Ralf Nagel
Alternate: Martin Kröger

 

Greece

Directors: John C. Lyras, Panagiotis Laskaridis
Alternates: Anna Bredima, Nikolas Veniamis

 

Ireland

Director: Andrew Sheen
Alternate: John Toner

 

Italy

Director Confitarma: Emanuele Grimaldi
Alternates Confitarma: Gennaro Fiore, Laurence Martin
Director Fedarlinea: Raffaele Aiello, Stefano Spennati
Alternate Fedarlinea: Gennaro Esposito

 

Lithuania

Director: Vytautas Lygnugaris
Alternate: Jonas Nazarovas

 

Luxembourg

Director: Christian Cigrang
Alternates: Magalie Lysiak, David Lutty

 

Malta

Director: Melina Travlou
Alternate: Lino C. Vassallo

 

Netherlands

Directors: Tineke Netelenbos, Gerard W. Bos
Alternate: Martin Dorsman

 

Norway

Directors: Lasse Kristoffersen
Alternate: Sturla Henriksen

 

Poland

Director: Pawel Szynkaruk
Alternate: Piotr Zelasko

 

Portugal

Director: Rui Raposo
Alternate: Pinto de Magalhães

 

Slovenia

Director: Egon Bandelj
Alternate: Loredana Kolbe         

 

Spain

Director: Juan Riva
Alternate: Manuel Carlier

 

Sweden

Directors: Claes Berglund
Alternate: Pia Berglund

 

United Kingdom

Director: David Dingle
Alternate: Guy Platten

 

ECSA

Secretary General: Patrick Verhoeven