Dr Henriëtte van Niekerk is a London-based director and heading the global team of Dry Bulk Analysts at Clarksons Platou where she has been since April 2005.
Clarksons Platou, a FTSE 250 company, is a global leader in ship brokerage, maritime research & analysis and investment banking.
Henriëtte leads vital innovation in gathering and analysing dry bulk shipping market intelligence essential to such a diversified business and serves many multi-national clients around the world. Her experience is wide-ranging across the lifecycle of ships, from financing through to procurement, trading and demolition.
Prior to joining Clarksons, she consulted in maritime transport matters for the South African government and private companies. She also instituted and led the Unit for Maritime Studies at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in collaboration with international universities.