Laura Schmitter joined Five Oceans in 2013 and is currently responsible for asset management and investor relations. In 2017, she was awarded sole power of attorney in an executive position. She launched her professional career more than ten years ago by completing a formal apprenticeship in tramp shipping with a traditional Hamburg-based shipping company. In 2007, she passed the professional qualifying exam of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS), London. Prior to joining Five Oceans, Laura handled chartering and operations for a family-run ship owner and operator in Hamburg.
She holds a BA in Economics and Business Administration as well as a BA in Communication and Media, both from the University of Hamburg.