Panos Mitrou

Global Gas Segment Director Lloyd's Register


Panos Mitrou has been with LR for 17 years and currently holds the position of Global Gas Segment Director, based in Athens Greece. His primary focus is on the maritime gas supply chains, LNG, LPG and other gas commodities and fuels, as well as gas floating solutions, delivering an enhanced service portfolio and experience to the shipping community.

In the past he has held various commercial and technology positions. Since 2012 he has been deeply involved in the setup and materialization of several funded projects related to alternative fuels and innovation in the maritime sector. In 2013, he has initiated Poseidon Med, a key cross-border European project, introducing LNG bunkering in Eastern Mediterranean maritime transportation.

He represents LR in a number of gas associations or Boards including SEA-LNG, SGMF and GGC He chairs the Methane Abatement in Maritime Innovation Initiative and the Marine Working Group of the World LPG Association.

Panos holds a Naval Architect and Marine Engineer Diploma from NTUA and an MBA in Shipping from ALBA Business School. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers. Panos is also a PhD candidate in Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, at University of Strathclyde with focus on optimizing the shipping transition pathway.