Connie GehrtManaging Director at CONOVAH
Connie S. Gehrt is the managing director and owner of the consultancy company, CONOVAH. CONOVAH provides Health and Safety Solutions to the maritime industry, among other a global psychological crisis counselling service, training and guidance within leadership, ship-shore communication, well-being, stress management, suicide prevention, bullying and harassment and safety.
Connie has a long experience with occupational health and safety at sea and has been working in the maritime industry since 2002. She has a master’s in law from University of Copenhagen (1994), coaching and leadership education from DISPUK (2013). She is specialising in the Psychology of Organisations and taking a master’s degree at Roskilde University 2017-2019 to formally state her expertise within this field. She has over the years participated in numerous courses and conferences within health and safety and has further developed her skills within psychological first-aid and trauma, suicide prevention, stress management etc.
From 2007-2017 Connie was the managing director of SEAHEALTH, Denmark. From 2002-2007 Connie worked at the Danish Maritime Authority.
Connie has an excellent international network from her long experience in the maritime industry and has also gained experience working with the IMO Legal Committee while working at the Danish Maritime Authority and more recently, Connie has also been working with the ILO at SEAHEALTH regarding the development of guidelines under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006).