Isabelle Rickmers

Isabelle Rickmers

Isabelle Rickmers has been working in shipping since 2010, lastly as Managing Director at Zeaborn Ship Management, where she resigned in 2019 to set up her own business. Isabelle started researching seafarer recruitment: the idea of TURTLE was born and first tested in 2021.
Isabelle is passionate about applying digital tools to increase efficiency and transparency within maritime recruitment, resulting in improved seafarer conditions and an increased focus on social sustainability and diversity.

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TURTLE: Technology and data are crucial to achieve industry’s ESG targets

Isabelle Rickmers, Founder & CEO of TURTLE, emphasizes that effective leadership is crucial for advancing ESG and sustainability initiatives, with technology and data playing essential roles in this journey. Specifically, Isabelle highlights the significance of AI and data analytics, citing the TURTLE platform as an example of how these tools facilitate trend identification and recruitment process optimization, all while ensuring transparency.

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