Dr. Iliana Christodoulou-Varotsi is a legal consultant, member of the Athens Bar Association since 1995, specialised in maritime and EU law and policies. She is a lead trainer in regulatory compliance in shipping (maritime safety, marine environment protection, maritime labour standards, carriage of goods by sea and marine insurance) collaborating with ALBA College and international training providers (DNV GL and Lloyd’s Maritime Academy). As a legal consultant she is a highly experienced law drafter, working with Brussels-based consultancy firms for EU projects in the area of her specialism. Author of four books with international publishers, including Springer/Heidelberg, and numerous academic articles in Europe and in the USA (Journal of Maritime Law and Commerce, Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Transportation Law Journal, and others). Member of WISTA Hellas, Hellenic and French Maritime Law Association, and assoc. member of SNAME.