International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Jim Athanasiou
General Manager - Business Improvement
The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation (SLSMC)
Transport Innovation Talks
09:00 - 10:30Thursday, 28 May 2015

The SLSMC is responsible for operating and maintaining the water navigation infrastructure leading into the North American Great Lakes.  Jim Athanasiou is responsible for identifying innovation and technologies that can be implemented to improve efficiencies across the business. Modernisation of the seaway locks, through the use of vacuum technology and remote operations, is under his leadership. Prior to joining the SLSMC, Athanasiou worked in the pulp and paper industry, and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.