Mr. Richard Heath, Head of Product at Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX), has over 10 years' experience within the maritime sector and is responsible for global product development, product marketing and market analytics at CLTX.
Richard is also the director of the World Container Index, a joint venture between CLTX and Drewry Shipping Consultants. The WCI is an independent freight rate benchmark, reporting spot container freight rates for major East West trade routes and is the only weekly market assessment to provide price transparency on both head and back haul routes.
Richard has held several high level positions within the Freight and Commodity Derivatives sector including Freight Investor Services (FIS) where he developed the freight container derivatives desk.
Richard started his career with the A.P. Moller Maersk Group, working mainly within sales and trade management positions with a focus on global key client management and contract negotiations.
Richard holds a Bachelor's Degree in Maritime Economics from Southampton University.