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Thanos Pallis

The Department of Maritime Studies University of Piraeus, Greece

Professor of Port & Shipping Economics and Policy

Thanos Pallis is a Professor of Port & Shipping Economics and Policy at the Department of the Maritime Studies University of Piraeus, Greece. The Vice-Chair of the Port Performance Research Network (PPRN) and co-director of PortEconomics, in 2020 he was re-elected President of the International Association of Maritime Economists (IAME). A regular advisor of international institutions and ports on port performance, benchmarking, planning, and governance, he has worked on projects shaping maritime shipping and ports in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe. A member of the IAPH Risk & Resilience Committee, he co-authored the IAPH Barometer on the impact of COVID-19 on ports and led UN research on the impact of the pandemic on maritime supply chains. He served as Secretary-General of MedCruise and as General Secretary for Ports & Port Policy, at the Ministry of Development, Competitiveness, and Shipping, Greece. He co-authors the book Port Economics, Management and Policy.

Sessions With Thanos Pallis

Monday, 16 May

Thursday, 19 May

  • 09:00am - 10:30am (PST) / 19/may/2022 04:00 pm - 19/may/2022 05:30 pm

    IAPH Technical Committee - Risk and Resilience

    The Risk and Resilience Committee will be reviewing and guiding the progress with the development of Business Continuity Policy and Risk Preparedness Guidelines for Ports. The Committee will be further reflecting on the global supply chain crisis while also addressing some of the specific topics on its agenda including Climate Resilience and Maritime Anti-Corruption. Finally, the Committee will be overseeing the developments related to the IAPH World Ports Tracker and will be reflecting on the way forward on tracking port performance.