Mark Heine (Chairman), Fugro
Fred van Beers, (Vice-Chairman), Sif-Group
Arnout Damen (Secretary), Damen Shipyards Group
Bruno Jelgerhuis Swildens (Treasurer), EY
Maurits den Broeder, Van Oord
Pieter Heerema, Allseas
René Peters, TNO
Charlotte Roodenburg, Huisman
Jan van der Tempel, DOB-Academy

Honorary members

Gert-Jan Kramer
Edward Heerema
Pieter van Oord

Office staff

Sander (A.P.H.) Vergroesen, Managing Director

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

Liesbeth Köhne, Executive Secretary

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

Tjerk Suurenbroek, Business Development Manager

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

Barbara van Buchem, Assistant Business Development Manager

  • Assistant to Business Development Manager
  • Coordinator IRO courses
  • Secretary of Committees Energy Transition, Sustainability & Safety, Innovation & Technology

Gert van Doorn, Senior PR & Communications Advisor

  • Positioning IRO, the offshore energy industry and its members towards relevant stakeholders
  • Communication strategy
  • Representation on behalf of IRO for third parties (government, NGOs, partners)
  • Press related matters

Marloes Kraaijeveld-van der Winden, Communications Advisor

  • Publications a.o. Ocean Energy Resources, Netherlands Suppliers Catalogue, Annual Report, Offshore Holland
  • IRO Newsletter
  • Content management website
  • Social media
  • Coordinator Committee International relations & communications

Jeroen Tresfon, Export & Event Manager

  • Organisation Dutch Pavilions at (inter)national offshore energy exhibitions
  • Events
  • Relationship management