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Namrata Nadkarni

Intent Communications

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

CEO and founder of Intent Communications, Namrata Nadkarni is an award winning maritime journalist. Her passion for words saw her graduate with a B.A. in English Literature from Sophia College in Mumbai, which was followed up with an MSc from the London School of Economics in 2006.

Namrata has been a content creator in the maritime and offshore sectors for more than 17 years, working with respected brands such as Safety at Sea, Fairplay, The Marine Professional, Lloyd’s List, Seatrade magazine, Seatrade Cruise Review, Dredging and Port Construction, Ports and Harbors, and also Marine Engineer’s Review.

In addition to spearheading content for print and digital publications, the Intent CEO is experienced in creating content for a range of live event formats including roundtables, webinars and award ceremonies, crafting newsletters, whitepapers and video content.

A confident public speaker and people-person, she has also hosted numerous industry and social events including conference panel discussions and award ceremonies, and has even appeared as a shipping expert on the BBC. 

Sessions With Namrata Nadkarni

Wednesday, 18 May

  • 07:30am - 09:00am (PST) / 18/may/2022 02:30 pm - 18/may/2022 04:00 pm

    IAPH Women’s Forum Breakfast Meeting

    The IAPH Women’s Forum was created in 2012 with the aim to discuss women’s issues in the port industry, to find ways of attracting women to join the industry and to retain and develop female talent. Since then, the Women’s Forum has steadily proceeded with measures to advance the status of women in the port industry such as IAPH Women’s Forum Scholarship. Coinciding with the first IMO International Day for Women in Maritime, this session features presentations by this year’s scholarship winners as well as a discussion on the Forum’s future roadmap and deliverables.