Kalliopi has over two decades of experience in commercial shipping (Dry Bulk/RO-RO/Tankers) with expertise in insurance, claims, charter party and contract disputes. Prior to her current position Kalliopi has served as Director and VP of TBS Shipping; a NASDAQ -listed company. She also worked as Risk Manager for Liberty Maritime Corp, a U.S flag shipping company. She was an adjunct Professor at Suny Maritime College and a research associate in Naval Architecture Dept of UofM. She holds an LL.M in Maritime Law from London Metropolitan University and an MS in International Transportation Management from SUNY Maritime College.