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Joanna Sawh
Founder at Poseidon Consulting Ltd.


Joanna Sawh has worked in the shipping industry for over 20 years, holding leadership roles for a number of large ship management companies in Europe, Middle East and Asia. She has in-depth knowledge of Fleet Personnel best practice, nurturing high-performing teams, whilst positively impacting the bottom line. She is currently based in London working for her own consultancy which focuses on connecting people in shipping, and improving cultures and processes across the board in ship management companies.

In the past Joanna has grew up in a shipping family, and has real interest and passion for people at sea, their well-being and human condition. In 2013 Joanna climbed Mount Kinabalu in effort to raise funds for charity Sailor’s Society, and continues to support the importance of the well-being and safety of crew globally.

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Agenda Sessions

  • The Ship Owner's perspective| Maternity, return to work and working arrangements

  • OPEN DEBATE| The solution to gender balance in the industry can be solved by introducing quotas VS Introducing quotas defies the purpose and mission of empowerment for women in this industry