"The best shipping homework is done on the plane"

Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou of Cyprus has chosen – in addition to her job as CFOO in the shipping industry – to pursue a Blue MBA at CBS in Copenhagen. The large load of homework is best done on planes around the world, she says.
Photo: Af Carsten Bundgaard
Photo: Af Carsten Bundgaard

32-year-old Despina Panayiotou Theodossiou has been moving full steam ahead since, this September, where she in addition to her responsibilities relating to operations and finance at Cypriot satellite and navigation company Tototheo, has had to keep up with the homework requirements of the Blue MBA program at the Copenhagen Business School. This means a lot of hours spent behind books or in front of the computer, but it will take more to knock the enterprising Cypriot – who is also set to become a mother soon – out of course.

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