Ilias Bisias

Ilias Bisias

Managing Editor


Dr. Ilias G. Bissias is a lawyer, member of the Athens Bar, and the Director of the acclaimed and award winning magazine Greek Shipping Magazine Naftika Chronika (published since 1931) and the educational initiative

He is currently Director of Strategy of the Hellenic Marine Equipment Manufacturers and Exporters Association and Communications Manager of SuperEco Tankers and Bulkers.

Dr. Bissias has regularly lectured on the areas of Maritime Policy, Strategy in Shipping, Contemporary Maritime History and Corporate Communications at various educational establishments in Greece.

In the past he has also worked for the European Commission (1999-2002) and was a legal correspondent for Greece in the areas of air transport law and policy.

Ηe holds a Bachelor and Master's Degree in Law from the University of London and a Ph.D. in Maritime Policy at the University of the Aegean.

In 2009 he was invited by the US State Department to visit the US on the IV Leadership Program. His trip focused on Maritime education and crisis/ disaster management in specific States with maritime tradition.

Dr Bissias is a Honorary Citizen of the Maritime island of Oinousses.