Field of Study: Shipping, Trade and Supply Chain Management
Institution in the US: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Center for Transportation & Logistics
Affiliation in Greece: University of the Aegean, Chios Department of Shipping Trade and Transport, Chios, Greece
«Education for me is one of the few risk-free investments people can make for themselves. You are given the opportunity not only to better yourself, but also to change the lives of those around you».
Yannis, a maritime economist and assistant professor at the University of the Aegean did a mid-career break to conduct research at the MIT Center of Transporation and Logistics. Upon his return to Greece, he was given the opportunity to participate in one of MIT programs in southeast Asia, while discovering that «everything is possible as long as there is will and wish».