Semiramis Paliou - Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA)

Industry Award Judge

Semiramis Paliou serves as Chief Executive Officer of Diana Shipping Inc. since March 1, 2021. Ms. Paliou was appointed Chairperson of HELMEPA in June 2020. She has over 20 years of experience in shipping operations, technical management and crewing.  She obtained her BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London and her MSc in Naval Architecture from University College, London. She completed courses in Finance for Senior Executives and in Authentic Leader Development at Harvard Business School. She is also the Vice-President of the Greek committee of DNV and member of Greek Committee of NKK and BV. Since November 2020 she is a member of the Board of Directors of the UK P&I Club.