Constantinos Chaelis has been with Lloyd’s Register for 9 years and currently holds the position of Global Gas Markets & Technology Lead, based in Athens Greece. His primary focus is echoing the strategic direction in maritime gas supply chains towards the sustainable growth of the gas segment, engaging with technological developments in gas commodity markets and steering the enhancement of LR service portfolio to the shipping community. In the past he held the position of Project Manager & Marine Surveyor for new construction and existing ships in operation for LR, acquiring robust technical expertise in various global placements including UK, Spain, Italy, Poland, South Korea. Prior experience further enhanced working in the technical management of a tanker fleet for a Greek shipping company. He represents LR in gas associations including the Global Gas Centre, World LPG Association and SEA-LNG. Since 2012 he has represented LR in several projects, conferences and LR Technical Committees. Constantinos holds an MEng in Naval Architecture from the University of Southampton, UK and a Chartered Engineer (CEng) status by the British Council. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (MICS) and a member of the RINA & IMarEST.