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CMA Shipping
40th Annual Expo & Conference
April 1-3, 2025Hilton Stamford | Connecticut, USA

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou
CEO at Tototheo Maritime


Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou is joint Chief Executive Officer of TOTOTHEO MARITIME, a leading global supplier of equipment and services for satellite communications as well as bridge navigation systems, automated applications and operational efficiency solutions. As of August 2021, she is the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Electricity Authority of Cyprus.

Despina is a board member of various organizations like the Cyprus Shipping Chamber the Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation etc. Leading international shipping publication Lloyd’s List selected Despina as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in shipping for 5 consecutive years since 2017. In 2019 she was named the “International Personality of the Year” at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards.

She holds degrees from the National and Capodistrian University of Athens, the Copenhagen Business School and the University of Oxford Said Business School.

Agenda Sessions

  • Marine Tech | Connectivity, Optimization, and the Maritime of the Future