About Us

Board of Directors

The ECSA Board of Directors gathers together the directors of its 19 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 Philippos Philis, Chairman and CEO at Lemissoler Navigation Co. Ltd; Karin Orsel - CEO of MF Shipping Group - is ECSA's Vice-President.

 

President & Vice-President

 

President: Philippos Philis 

Philippos PHILIS

 

 

Vice-President: Karin Orsel

 

Karin Orsel pic

 

 

Belgium

Director: Ludwig Criel
Alternates: Wilfried Lemmens

 

Cyprus

Directors: Nicolaos Hadjioannou
Alternates: Themis Papadopoulos

 

Denmark

Directors: Torben Carlsen
Alternates: Anne H. Steffensen

 

Estonia

Director: Vahur Ausmees
Alternate: Inno Borodenko

 

Finland

Director: Björn Blomqvist
Alternate: Tiina Tuurnala

 

France

Director: Philippe Louis–Dreyfus
Alternates: Jean-Philippe Casanova

 

Germany

Directors: Thomas Rehder
Alternate: Ralf Nagel

 

Greece

Directors: John C. Lyras
Alternates: Nikolaos Veniamis

 

Ireland

Director: Giuseppe Oliveri
Alternate: John Toner

 

Italy

Director: Emanuele Grimaldi
Alternate: Laurence Martin

 

Lithuania

Director: Vytautas Lygnugaris
Alternate: Gintautas Kutka

 

Luxembourg

Directors: Christian Cigrang
Alternates: David Lutty

 

Malta

Director: Melina Travlos
Alternate: Marily Frangista

 

The Netherlands

Directors: Jan Valkier
Alternate: Annet Koster

 

Norway

Directors: Paul-Christian Rieber
Alternate: Harald Solberg

 

Portugal

Director: Rui Raposo
Alternate: Duarte Rodrigues

 

Slovenia

Director: Boris Vidmar
Alternate: ---        

 

Spain

Director: Juan Riva
Alternate: Elena Seco

 

Sweden

Directors: Hakan Johansson
Alternate: Anders Hermansson

 

ECSA

ECSA Secretary General