Katerina Skourtanioti

Managing Director of Venlys Maritime Specialisation Services


Katerina Skourtanioti is one of the founders and the Managing Director of VENLYS Maritime Specialisation Services, the leading company in Greece for Safety Culture assessment, Human Performance and Human Element. Her team’s systemic effort won the Lloyds Greek Shipping award for Safety for 2020!.

She is a graduate of Athens University of Economics and Business Administration and she continued her studies abroad. She holds an MBA and she has also a master in Human Recourses Management from Athens University of Economics and Business Administration, in which she developed expertise regarding the Human Performance and the Human Element.

As a strategic business consultant, she has more than 10 years of experience in the maritime industry with special focus on Human Element and Soft Skills, human Performance and Safety Culture strategies.  She has participated, as a speaker, in various international conferences with topics relevant to her expertise and has also publishes articles related to shipping and training, in various shipping magazines and sites.

Member of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA). Additional she is a member of The International Propeller Club of the United States, International Port of Piraeus. Katerina is a proud mother of 2 boys.

Katerina is committed to the implementation of safety intelligence in the maritime industry and the enhancement of the safety concept.