Nicola Williams is a Director of Clarksons Platou, the world's largest shipping services provider. After completing a Postgraduate degree in Politics & Economics of Developing Economies at Cambridge University, she joined Clarksons in 1995, where she initially worked as a Tanker analyst within Clarkson Research. Since joining the Gas Division in 1999, she has been responsible for analysis of Market fundamentals and freight across all sectors of the LPG carrier fleet, Ammonia & Petrochemical gas markets. Responsibilities include preparing performance and benchmarking reviews, business development, market analysis, consultancy and logistics strategy evaluation. She speaks regularly at International LPG conferences and seminars and has been a guest lecturer for METL for many years.