Jan is a trained Naval Architect with a PhD in material science and many years of project management and line management experience from the Maritime and Oil & Gas Industry.
He has worked extensively with composites, adhesives, corrosion protection and coatings as well as repair of steel structures and risk-based inspection planning.
He has comprehensive knowledge of qualification of new technologies and products and broad experience from specifying, qualifying, verifying, certifying ad designing for standard and novel materials. Furthermore, he has considerable experience with innovation and knowledge management processes and network co-ordination.
He is Apace’s patent coordinator.