Danae Bezantakou

Chief Executive Officer, Navigator Shipping Consultants Ltd

CEO of Navigator Shipping Consultants, shareholder of KEFI S.A. (Travel Agency) and MATILDA HOTEL in Zakynthos Island. President of iforU-Greek Mentoring Network, which empowers women’s entrepreneurship through mentoring, a founding partner and President of the 1st Hellenic U.S. Alumni Association of State Department. Founder of YES Forum, the leading platform of open dialogue in the Greek Shipping and Sea Tourism Industry among principals, executives and university students, recent graduates and young executives. A twice International Visitor Leadership Programs (IVLP) alumni “Women in Leadership” organized by Hilary Clinton (March 2011) & “On Demand Opportunity: Alumni Association Development” (December 2017), European Young Leader 2014 and her name was included in the "Purpose Economy Europe 100 List 2014", as well as in the 40under40 list of Fortune Greece. Young Global Leader at World Economic Forum for the years 2015-2020, Global Dignity's Greek Country Chair and a member of the World Economic Forum’s Expert Network with more than 5,000 world-leading experts engaged by the Forum to help shape the global agenda. Role Model in entrepreneurship at the campaign #Makingithappen organized by the U.S. Embassy to Greece. She regularly participates as a judge or mentor in competitions and events related to entrepreneurship. She has a 10 year old daughter.