Katerina Stathopoulou

Vice Chairman of the International Relationship Committee

Executive Director Investments & Finance Ltd

Katerina has a total working experience of 37 years of which 34 years have been in managerial positions in the fields of Shipping and Banking.
Katerina started her career in shipping in 1985 as Assistant CFO for Athenian Sea Carriers, and continued into Banking in 1992 as Head of Shipping Finance for two Greek private Banks, responsible for setting up and developing their shipping loan portfolios. She was also a Credit Committee member of these banks.
Katerina joined Investments & Finance Ltd in 2000 where she now holds the position of Executive Director. The company is a financial consultancy firm dedicated in providing financial and investment advisory services to shipping and corporate clients, with offices in Piraeus.
Katerina represented Greek Shipping as Executive Committee Member of WISTA International (2012-2018). She is an active member of WISTA Hellas, member of the Greek Shipping Bankers Association, the International Propeller Club in Greece, the Advisory Board of Blue Growth, iforU, the Young Executive Shipping Forum and Mentor to university graduates looking to develop their talents by pursuing a career in Shipping.
Katerina is also a Lecturer on Shipping Finance at the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, a Shipping Finance Trainer with DNVGL and a frequently invited Speaker and Moderator in International Shipping Conferences held in Greece and abroad.


Inspirational Quote: ‘Our future isn’t somewhere we go, it’s‎ something we create.’