About Erik-Jan de Ridder
Erik‐Jan de Ridder graduated in 2004 from Delft University of Technology in Marine Technology (Ship Hydromechanics). Following his graduation he is working as a project manager within MARIN in the area of ship and offshore hydromechanics. From 2011 he is responsible for the general management of MARIN’S Renewable ENergy Team (RENT). RENT is a MARIN‐wide team of specialists covering all the aspects needed to make offshore renewable energy a success. Within the RENT team his primarily focusing is on offshore (floating) wind turbines, and installation& maintenance vessels.