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Born in the Netherlands in the 60’s and raised partly in Holland and Suriname finished the University of Technology in Eindhoven in a masters in civil engineeting.

Worked all over the world mainly in projects and in the passed 20 years for BHP Billiton and later for Staatsolie where i became the CEO in early 2015.

Convinced we would find large discovery’s offshore i started transforming Staatsolie Towards a workd class company that would be the partner  of choice for the IOC’s to work with.

I retired after 6 discovery’s offshore last june’21 and now assist EY with my greatest passion to keep the biodiversity of the greenest country on earth as is and STOP ALL deforestation 

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