The completion of the education for Ship's officer at the Nautical College in Rotterdam, the Netherlands was followed by a career at sea for a period of more than 4 years.

In succession to the career at sea there was an educational period of 5 years at the Technical University in Delft, the Netherlands. Two Master degrees were obtained there, Maritime Technology (with honour) and Mechanical Engineering.

The Nautical, Maritime and Mechanical knowledge and experience increased the following years by performing engineering and management tasks in several companies like Heerema Marine Contractors, Bluewater Energy Services and Nevesbu.

The unique combination of maritime hands-on experience, academic education's and experience in the field of consultancy, design and engineering provides a solid basis for contributing to various high-tech projects.