Dr Henriëtte van Niekerk, Global Head of Dry Bulk Freight Analysis, Clarksons Platou.

is the Global Head of Dry Bulk Analysis at Clarksons, the world’s leading provider of shipping services.  Henriette oversees a global team in the provision of market intelligence across shipping freight strategies to ensure clients remain informed with the most up to date insight to make better informed decisions. She has been with Clarksons since 2005 and consults with a range of clients varying in size and with various business objectives. Prior to Clarksons, Henriette was with the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, where she led the Unit for Maritime Studies and undertook various consultancies on behalf of the maritime industry and the South African government.