Leaders of Tomorrow
Ms Katerina Bakali, 2nd officer, member of Neptune crew since November 2012, was awarded ‘Leader of Tomorrow’ by the Automotive Supply Chain magazine awards organized in London last week.
The Leaders of Tomorrow award is aimed at encouraging young people under 30 years of age either to consider a career in the automotive logistics and supply chain sector, or to build on the career they have chosen.
Katerina, at the age of 24 (born in 09/09/1988) has been already regularly awarded with contracts with Neptune Lines and has serviced 17 months on board Neptune Kefalonia. She is specialized as General Operator GMDSS, Chief mate of cargo and passenger ships, and deck officer in charge of a navigational watch serving of a ship. She is duly qualified and competent to perform functions related to navigation, cargo handling and stowage, controlling the operation of the ship and care of persons of board, as well as radio communications. She speaks French and English while she is also in possession of ECDIS, Tanker safety, basic safety, SSO and Advanced Fire Fighting certificates.
Having achieved such high qualifications at such a young age and having earned the respect of crew and Managers, she definitely qualifies for a leader of tomorrow.