Aimilia Papachristou

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Secretary General of MedCruise
Aimilia Papachristou is the Secretary General of MedCruise, the association representing over 140 cruise ports from 20 countries in the Mediterranean and its adjoining seas. Prior to this, Aimilia served the Association as senior project manager and policy advisor at MedCruise, was a business consultant on cruise-rail integration at the Passenger Services Department of TRAINOSE S.A., the rail company in Greece, and the senior advisor to the General Secretary of Ports and Port Policy, of the Ministry of Development Competitiveness and Shipping of the Hellenic Republic. A scientific partner of the consulting company Ports & Shipping Advisory since its establishment in 2016, and a maritime economist, Aimilia has been involved in several cruise port and maritime related research projects funded by the European Union, cruise and shipping companies and ports, has published extensively on these themes and regularly intervenes in related professional conferences.