Talk Show: A Changing Industry Means Changing People
Tuesday 26 October 2021 | 14:30 – 15:30
The world needs to shift away from fossil fuels to an energy mix dominated by low-carbon sources of energy. The offshore energy industry will concentrate itself on the mix of oil, gas, wind, solar and marine energy. To make the most of the new energy landscape collaboration should be the top priority. But is the industry ready to really make it together?
• Leader and founder of corporate and professional women in energy networks in The Netherlands, Sultanate of Oman and Brazil.
• Founder and executive director of 75inQ, accelerating the energy transition by bringing gender balance to the table.
• Proponent of the UN Sustainable Development Goals with focus on the intersection of SDG7 and SDG5.
Sjoerd started as a Naval Architect in 2002, and contributed to a various range of vessel design projects during his first years with GustoMSC. Focus within such a process lies on bringing together different disciplines, and finding the right balance between the latest technology, client operations and shipyard preferences.
Since 2018 he is Director Engineering and is responsible for the performance of the engineering staff. He is driven to advance the departments’ technical capabilities, knowledge, skills and tools. This secures the staff’s ability to consistently execute projects and ensures that the company stays ahead in a rapidly changing industry.
Sjoerds’ educational background includes a Master’s degree in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the Technical University in Delft, the Netherlands.
OEEC 2021 content programme
The offshore energy sector is changing. Developments like the energy transition and the need for sustainability are reshaping the industry. During OEEC 2021 we will discuss this transformation and highlight the different facets of an industry in change.