George Theocharidis

Before joining WMU, Prof. Theocharidis was responsible for the legal support of the Shipping & International Division of a large Greek bank in the areas of Shipping Litigation, Ship Finance, Corporate & International Disputes. Prior to that, he acted as in-house and external legal counsel for Greek interest ship-owning companies.

Max Mejia

Professor Max Mejia is Director of the PhD Program and Head of the Maritime Law and Policy Specialization at the World Maritime University (WMU), where he has been a member of the resident faculty since 1998. Before joining WMU, he saw duty on board various naval and coast guard vessels as well as in shore-based facilities in the Philippines.