Elina Souli is a lawyer qualified both in Greece and UK with over 20 years of experience in P&I and FD&D matters. She obtained her Law Degree from the Aristoteleio University of Thessaloniki and holds an LLM degree from Southampton University in UK.
She started her career as an Associate lawyer in one of the major shipping firms in Greece before joining an IG P&I Club office in 1999 where she dealt with a wide range of P&I as well as FD&D cases over the years. She has received specialized training in the management of marine emergencies and she , thereafter, handled major casualties within the scope of her role as Casualty Coordinator of the Greek office. In 2016 she was appointed Head of Defense and she has represented Owners in various Arbitration and Mediation hearings both in UK and USA.
Elina was actively involved in Marketing within the scope of her previous employment before joining the American Club in 2018 where she currently holds the position of Regional Business Development Director for Europe Middle East and Africa, V.P – FD&D Manager .
She is regularly invited as a speaker in various International Conferences related to P&I and Marine Insurance topics and she is a visiting lecturer at the LLM course of Athens Law School .