Elizabeth Petit González


Head of Communications & Partnerships

Elizabeth joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative in early 2020, where she is responsible for SSI’s communications and partnerships. She has previously worked on the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative (SRTI) and SSI’s Ship lifecycle report released in 2021.

Having developed a keen interest in sustainability throughout her studies in Denmark, Elizabeth is passionate about the private sector’s role in pushing forward the sustainability agenda, as well as the power of multi-stakeholder engagement to bring key players together and drive widespread change.

Originally from Venezuela, she has spent the majority of her life in parts of Latin America and Europe, graduating with an MSc in International Marketing and Management from Copenhagen Business School and working with partnerships and communications in the Copenhagen start-up world before joining SSI. She is based in Malmö, Sweden.