Organisation

Board

Pieter van Oord (Chairman), Van Oord
Michael Kahn (Vice-Chairman), Jumbo Offshore
Arjan Klijnsoon (Secretary), IHC Offshore & Marine
Bruno Jelgerhuis Swildens (Treasurer), EY
Paul Koop, Quercus Technical Services
Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven, Heerema Fabrication Group & Heerema Marine Contractors
Peter de Bruijne, Paragon Offshore (a Borr Drilling Company)
Edward Heerema, Allseas Engineering
Mark Heine, Fugro
René Peters, TNO

Office staff

Sander (A.P.H.) Vergroesen, Managing Director
l.kohne@iro.nl

  • General management
  • External relations
  • Board of IRO
  • Strategy
  • Political matters
  • Rules and legislation
  • Health, safety, environmental matters

Liesbeth Kohne, Executive Secretary
l.kohne@iro.nl

  • Affairs of the Managing Director
  • Office management
  • Membership
  • Board meetings / members meetings
  • Personnel affairs

Tjerk Suurenbroek, Business Development Manager
t.suurenbroek@iro.nl

  • Organisation of international trade promotional events and innovative technology development programmes incorporating national and European Union subsidies
  • Coordinator of Committees Oil & Gas, Sustainability & Safety, Innovation & Technology, Renewables 
  • National and international network building

Barbara van Buchem, Assistant Business Development Manager
b.vanbuchem@iro.nl

  • Assistant to Business Development Manager
  • Coordinator IRO courses
  • Secretary of Committees Oil & Gas, Sustainability & Safety, Innovation & Technology, Renewables

Wasilika Pupovac, Exhibitions Manager
w.pupovac@iro.nl

  • Organisation of Dutch pavilion at (international) oil & gas exhibitions and conferences
  • General exhibition related questions

Marloes Kraaijeveld-van der Winden, PR & Communications Manager
m.kraaijeveld@iro.nl 

  • Publications a.o. Ocean Energy Resources, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Annual Report, Offshore Holland
  • Content management website
  • IRO participation at (career) exhibitions in The Netherlands
  • Coordinator Committee International relations & communications
  • Member Communication Panel NML 

Manuela van Dalen, Office/Communications Assistant
m.vandalen@iro.nl

  • IRO News
  • Content management website
  • General queries (activities, membership)