Yanna Pavlopoulou

Yanna PAVLOPOULOU is a Strategy Advisor, Senior Researcher, founder and Managing Partner of CommonLawgic (www.commonlawgic.org) Sustainability Research Center. Yanna is an hon. lawyer (Athens Bar 1987-2014), specialized in shipping, civil and corporate law, former General Counsel and BoD member at Hellenic Star Shipping. She was trained Sustainability Report Verifier o.b.o Lloyd’s Register Marine (2011); Lecturer on CSR for Helmepa (2009); Assessor on Excellence Management Models (UN GRI Standards, AA1000, E.F.Q.M Marine); accredited CSR Practitioner since 2007. Yanna is a Doctoral candidate at the Environmental Economics & Sustainability (ESU) Unit of NTUA (School of Mechanical Engineering), holds an MSc in Ship Management from Liverpool JMU (School of Engineering) with her Thesis on “Corporate Social Responsibility of the Greek-owned Shipping”; a Master of Laws from GEORGETOWN University (with full scholarship); a JD Law Degree from Athens (distinction-Arista); and Post-Grad Diplomas TRAIN MOS II (in Maritime Sustainability, LNG & Supply Chain) EU funded. Yanna is among the co-founding organizers of the nationwide waste cleanup campaign “LET’S DO IT GREECE” www.letsdoitgreece.org that annually engages thousands of volunteers, under the auspices of the Presidency of Democracy. She is Coordinator of ALUMNI HUB, President of Georgetown Alumni Club of Greece and GU Alumni Admissions Committee for Greece. Elected (2013-2015) Secretary General and Governor to the BoD of Propeller Club of the US (Port of Piraeus), and of the Transparency International (2017), VP at SED (Investors Association), active member of SNAME (Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers), HSWMA (Hellenic Solid Waste Management Association). Past Member of Hellenic Management Association (HMA) and WISTA (Women International Shipping & Trading Association). Member the Board of the Greek Telecom. Estate Cooperative Association (2005-2007). Yanna raises awareness over the Creation of Shared Value, waste and resource efficiency management through articles in scientific journals, professional press, web or tv and as a keynote speaker on many expert industry panels. She speaks Greek, fluent English, French and basic German.