Efi TsolakiChief Scientific Officer at ERMA FIRST & Vice President of BEMA
Efi started her journey in Environmental Engineering in 1998. Wastewater treatment and management "enslave" her interests. Through her PhD she was introduced to the problem of Invasive Species. She is the first academic in Greece with specialization in Ballast Water and joined ERMA FIRST in early 2010. From the beginning of her career in the marine industry she was focused on Research and Development and certification of the systems. She acts as the Chief Scientific Officer of the company with main responsibility of the certification process, applying all relevant international regulations, business development worldwide and environmental compliance, safety and marine preservation. Her latest project is the IMO and USCG Type Approval Certificate Program. She is the Vice President of BEMA and Chairman of the Extrernal Affairs Committee.