Organisation

Board

Mark Heine (Chairman), Fugro
Arnout Damen (Secretary), Damen Shipyards Group
Bruno Jelgerhuis Swildens (Treasurer), EY
Fred van Beers, Sif-Group
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

Marloes Kraaijeveld-van der Winden, PR & Communications Manager

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

Jeroen Tresfon, Export & Event Manager

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