Constantinos E. Avtzigiannis
Mr Constantinos E. Avtzigiannis has graduated from the University of Macedonia (B.Sc in Business Administration) and has completed his postgraduate studies at the University of Wales (Postgraduate Diploma in Port & Shipping Administration) and at the University of Manchester (M.Sc in International Business Management). He posses numerous professional certifications from Classification Societies (Bureau Veritas, DNV – GL, LRS, NKK), USCG and University of Portsmouth. He has worked in Operations and Quality / Safety Departments of ship management companies and from early 1994 he is an independent consultant in Safety / Quality / Environmental Protection / Security Management / Maritime Labour in shipping and land industries, working also as DPA/ CSO/MLC Manager/Quality Manager.
He is Management Systems Lead Auditor (non exclusive) for BUREAU VERITAS CERTIFICATION since 2009 and previously has worked also for DNV in the same capacity. Amongst his other professional undertakings is lecturing in shipping studies colleges.
In the past, articles of his covering issues related to maritime history, safety & environmental protection and maritime security have been published in professional magazines.