Naval Architect, Dykstra Naval Architects
Which project or accomplishment that you consider to be the most significant in your career/
Every project has its own accomplishment, they are all one-off projects, and they are successful when they meet the design brief and satisfy the owners.
Who has influenced you the most? Why?
Gerard Dykstra, because of his vast experience. He has also influenced me to be open minded
What do you consider to be your biggest challenge?
Being innovative in the design process to be able to give the owners new possibilities for greater sailing.
If you could choose one location for your next travel adventure, where would you go?
I have two places in mind: The Galapagos Islands and Indonesia
What is your favorite part of your job?
Working in a creative team where we all inspire each other.
What advice do you have for the next generation?
What do you see are upcoming trends in the industry?
A move towards zero emissions, for instance by Power regeneration while sailing, for example how this was achieved on SY Black Pearl