Elizabeth Petit González


Head of Communications

Elizabeth joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative in early 2020, where she is responsible for communications activities and the continued development of the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative. 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 gaining experience working with partnerships and communications in the Copenhagen start-up world. She is now based in Malmö, Sweden.