Yvonne Tsanos (AFNI) is General Manager and Projects Manager of ÖL Shipping Group and has been with the Group for 13 years now. Yvonne has a Legal Executive Diploma from Liverpool City Polytechnic, UK and is one of the founding Members of WISTA Cyprus and currently holds the position of Secretary General and Member of the Board.
Yvonne is and has been a Director and Corporate Secretary for numerous companies, mainly in the shipping sector spanning more than 25 years in Cyprus and she works very closely with partners of law firms, auditing firms, associations, government and industry officials. Yvonne is also an active Member of the Board of The Maritime Institute of Eastern Mediterranean.
She is an Associate Fellow of the Nautical Institute and a Member of the Cyprus Branch Committee. Yvonne currently holds the post of Vice Chairwoman of the Public Relations Committee & Member of the Development & Promotion Committee for the Cyprus Shipping Chamber and a Member of the Chamber’s Media Group. Besides her son, Yvonne’s passion is the maritime industry overall and she is enthusiastic about handing over knowledge and expertise from within the industry to the next generation considering its wondrous diversity, and complexity.
Yvonne is also very actively involved in charitable organisations including the Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society and Love the Children Foundation and was acknowledged by being awarded for her contribution in December 2016.