George Tsavliris

George Tsavliris
  • Chairman
  • Company: OneGlobal Broking

Mr. George A. Tsavliris was born in London. He graduated from Athens College in
1968 and having acquired professional qualifications in Shipping (F.I.C.S., ACI.Arb),
he concluded his graduate and post graduate studies in Shipping Law at University
College London in 1973, with an L.L.M. degree. In 2009 he was qualified as a
Mediator at the ADR Group London and in 2014 was certified as a Mediator by the
Greek Ministry of Justice, Transparency and Human Rights.

He familiarized himself with the shipping and salvage sectors from a very early age
by being engaged in the family business. George is a Principal at “Tsavliris Salvage
Group” and represents the business on both a commercial and environmental basis
internationally. He holds the position of Vice Chairperson of INTERMEPA
(International Marine Environment Protection Association), President of CYMEPA
(Cyprus Marine Environmental Protection Association), which received the “Cyprus
Maritime Prize 2007”, as well as member of the Board of Directors of Cyprus Union
of Shipowners, Board Member of ECSA (European Community Shipowners’
Associations), Board Member of The Yacht Club of Greece, Board Member of Friends
of Hellas Liberty Association and the Jubilee Sailing Trust in the UK and Honorary
Chairman of the Tsavliris Cultural Foundation. Furthermore, Mr. George Tsavliris is
Member of the Academic Board of Metropolitan College / Solent Southampton
University. Mr George Tsavliris was awarded the 2016 Capital Link Greek Shipping
Leadership Award, in recognition of his unique and extensive contribution to
Shipping and Greece and for his overall outstanding service to the shipping industry
made by him individually, as a family and by his company as a Group. In Jan 2019,
Mr Tsavliris received the Cyprus Environmental Award on behalf of CYMEPA by the
President of the Cypriot Republic Mr Nikos Anastasiades and on March 12th, 2019,
Mr Tsavliris was recognized with the Safety4Sea Leadership Award 2019 for his work
with CYMEPA and other national & international organizations, toward the
protection of the marine environment. On July 1st, 2019, Mr Tsavliris was appointed
Non-Executive Chairman of OneGlobal Broking, Greece & Cyprus. Mr Tsavliris is a
Founding Member and Vice President of The Propeller Club, Port of Limassol, Cyprus.

In Dec. 2019, Mr Tsavliris published the book, which he co-wrote with Alba
University Professor, Paul Emmanuelides, Winning Shipping Strategies: Theory and
Evidence from Leading Shipowners. The book was translated into the Greek language
and published in March 2021.

George is a frequent keynote speaker and panelist at numerous maritime related
conferences. He is an avid supporter of various charities, an art and music
enthusiast and has completed ten London marathons. He is a father of six children.

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