25 years experience in the charter market, commodity & derivative markets for shipping, fertiliser and in energy. Played a leading role in building the freight derivatives industry since 1997. Before establishing her own consulting business, Ms Albers spent three years heading the ship broking devision of the German shipowner Ernst Russ GmbH & Co KG in Hamburg. Prior to that she spent three years in Brussels with Yara Belgium S.A. setting up their fertiliser derivative trading operation as well as carrying overall responsibility for employing the in house LPG fleet as well as covering any additional shipping needs.
Expert work in charter market rates, OTC commodity derivative trading and broking and commercial risk management of dry and gas charter rates, fertiliser, freight derivatives (FFAs), container swaps, iron ore derivatives including options as well as OTC electronic trading platforms, clearing and settlement.
Accredited Derivative Expert in the Federal Courts of New York.
Guest lecturer at the Hamburg School of Business Administration for market forecast techniques, at the London Metropolitan University for bulk freight markets at the Hamburg School of Shipping & , Transportation for FFAs, the Cambridge Academy for Transport, and the University of Applied Science Bremen.