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. The team 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

MR K. VAN DAM, Representative Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy

MR W. THOMAS, Shell International BV

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

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 people:

WÄRTSILÄ NETHERLANDS B.V., Mr G.J. van Goch

DAMEN SCHELDE NAVAL SHIPBUILDING, Mr J.H.N van Ameijden

BLUEWATER ENERGY SERVICES B.V., Mr P. Burger

A.P. MØLLER-MAERSK A/S, Mr M. Nijland

SHELL DOWNSTREAM SERVICES INTERNATIONAL B.V., Mrs. K. van de Ven

ROYAL BOSKALIS WESTMINSTER N.V., Mr P. van der Linde

HUISMAN SPECIAL LIFTING EQUIPMENT B.V., Mr J. Roodenburg

SBM OFFSHORE, Mr J.H. Westhuis

MUNICIPALITY OF WAGENINGEN, Mr G.H.W. Willems

ROYAL IHC, Mr U. Nienhuis

RH MARINE NETHERLANDS B.V., Mr H. Loudon

FEADSHIP, Mr J.B. Verkuyl

HAVENBEDRIJF ROTTERDAM N.V., Mr R. Paul

KONINKLIJKE WAGENBORG, Mr E. Vuursteen

HEEREMA MARINE CONTRACTORS NEDERLAND B.V., Mr. W. Tutuarima

KONINKLIJK VAN OORD, Mr. P.W. Verheul