Area Business Development Manager - Ocean Technologies Group
Yannis Pastellas is the Business Development Manager SEMEA of Ocean Technologies Group based in Cyprus. Yannis has broad experience in strategic planning and business development in a variety of industries. He has also been involved in bridge navigation equipment and satellite communication products and services as well as SaaS product-market strategies.
A keen contributor to Industry forums, Yiannis is a member of manning and training committee in Cyprus Shipping Chamber has served on Intertanko’s HEiSC committee and as a board member in YoungShip Cyprus which helps the younger generation get familiarised with shipping industry sectors.
Yannis also took part in the e-navigation working group presenting digitalization solutions in Seoul and recently presented in IMO NCSR 7 sub-committee the challenges of paper certificates and how digitalization can help the industry reduce operational costs, automate processes and eliminate fraud.
Yannis holds a BA in Mechanical Engineering and received his Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics from Copenhagen Business School in 2019.