Marianna joined the Maritime industry 13 years ago, in the personnel department of a ship management company in Limassol, Cyprus. 2 years later, she joined Maestro Ship Management as a Fleet Personal Officer, a role that would see her grow to Fleet Personnel Manager for the group, a position she has held since 2015
As Fleet Personnel Manager, she is actively involved in seafarers training, crew claims and career path opportunities for seafarers, from cadets through to Masters and Chief Engineers. In addition, she has also introduced further company initiatives and activities which assist in bringing on board and shore based teams together by focusing on concerns such as cultural differences, communication, benefits and diversity, which in turn lead to a high retention rate benefiting employees and owners. She is an active member of WISTA and ICS.