SUPERVISION & ADVICE

To maintain our worldwide leading position we require competent management. Our board does not only vouch for providing the best research but also ensures that our research remains impartial and reliable. By combining the advice from our Business Units with the supervision of our external advisors, such as the Supervisory Board and MARIN Stakeholders Association, we ensure our leading position as a reliable, independent research institution.
OUR ORGANISATION

MANAGEMENT TEAM

MARIN’s Management Team is responsible for our policy and strategy, and consists of the following people:

BAS BUCHNER, President
GUILHEM GAILLARDE, Manager Ships
OLAF WAALS, Manager Offshore
HANNES BOGAERT, Manager Performance at Sea
HUGO AMMERLAAN, Manager Maritime Operations
NOEL BOVENS, Manager Seven Oceans Simulator Centre
HENK PRINS, Manager Research and Development
TOM VAN LOHUIZEN, Manager Production and Facilities
TIMO VERWOEST, Manager Digital Services
JOHAN DE JONG, Manager International Cooperation
STEPHAN BRINKMANN, Controller
ANDRE VAN DER LUGT, Manager Communications

SUPERVISORY BOARD

The MARIN Supervisory Board supervises our operations, development strategy, budget and annual financial statements and administers the agreement with the external auditor. The Supervisory Board ensures that the management and control of MARIN’s operations and administration are satisfactory and conducted in accordance with legislation, agreements and decisions.

The Board consists of seven members and a representative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, all appointed for a five year term by the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate. The current Supervisory Board consists of the following people:

MR R. VERKERK, Chairman
MRS I. DEZENTJÉ HAMMING, FME Association
MRS J.M. VERKERK, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
MR G.J.M. VAN RUMUND, Mayor of the municipality of Wageningen
MR P.W. VERHEUL, Koninklijke Van Oord
MR J.H.N VAN AMEIJDEN, Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding
MRS TH. MENSSEN, Entrepreneur
MR W. THOMAS

MSA | MARIN STAKEHOLDERS ASSOCIATION

The MARIN Stakeholders Association (MSA) was founded in 2003 to strengthen ties between MARIN and the maritime sector. The companies involved and the municipality of Wageningen have formed a guarantee fund for MARIN. They are also active members of the MARIN Advisory Board, which also includes scientists and representatives of the Dutch Ministries of Defence, Infrastructure and the Environment, and Economic Affairs and Climate. The MSA consists of the following participants:

A.P. MØLLER-MAERSK A/S
BLUEWATER ENERGY SERVICES B.V.
DAMEN SCHELDE NAVAL SHIPBUILDING
FEADSHIP
HAVENBEDRIJF ROTTERDAM N.V.
HEEREMA MARINE CONTRACTORS NEDERLAND B.V.
HUISMAN SPECIAL LIFTING EQUIPMENT B.V.
KONINKLIJKE WAGENBORG
KONINKLIJK VAN OORD
MUNICIPALITY OF WAGENINGEN
RH MARINE NETHERLANDS B.V.
ROYAL BOSKALIS WESTMINSTER N.V.
ROYAL IHC
SBM OFFSHORE
SHELL DOWNSTREAM SERVICES INTERNATIONAL B.V.
WÄRTSILÄ NETHERLANDS B.V.