Meet our team!

Huib van de Grijspaarde
Founder

Maritime transport expert and shipowner, impact investor and social and sustainable entrepreneur.

Reach out to Huib for: Zero-emission ideas| Sustainable mobility technologies

Richard Klatten
Chief Executive Officer

Seasoned CEO with 25 years experience in corporate and commercial law, especially related to technology.

Reach out to Richard for: Sustainable business strategy | CEO opinion | Inland shipping

Hans Bosman
Chief Financial Officer

Experienced financial professional advising enterprises focused on tech, innovation & sustainable transport solutions.

Reach out to Hans for: Funds insights | Start-up financing opinion

Fokke van der Veen
Director Operations

20 years in technical innovation in the maritime industry and hands-on sailing experience as a former Chief Engineer.

Reach out to Fokke for: Zero-emission technology | Technical opinion

Milinko Godjevac
Senior Integration Advisor

Marine system integration professional with more than 15 years experience in academia and industry.

Reach out to Milinko for: Zero-emission engineering & technology | Speaking Opportunities

Dirk de Jong
Project Manager

30 years experience in the maritime industry designing and building highly specialised, custom-built vessels.

Reach out to Dirk for: Ship design | Shipbuilding knowledge

Oscar Felix
Commercial Manager

Has a heart that beats for all things moving on the seven seas. Commercial background in shipping, offshore and related maritime business segments.

Reach out to Oscar for: Business Development | Chartering | Short Sea Shipping

Abhinand Chandrasekar
Business Analyst

Economist and strategy analyst, with a keen interest in environmental policy.

Reach out to Abhinand for: Sustainability Policy | Environmental Policy

Tamara Grootenboer
Office Manager

Experienced Office manager, with solid track record in Dutch and international companies.

Reach out to Tamara for: Any and all practical office matters

Marnix Daalhuizen
Business Controller

Experienced in financial planning and analysis, always keeping the business on top of the mind

Reach out to Marnix for: Any matter where finance meets operations

David Marchau
Jr. Naval Architecht

Ship design and shipbuilding expert, with passion for sustainable shipping and sleek hull lines.

Reach out to David for: discussing optimal hull shapes and clever vessel design solutions

Thiska Engels
HR Manager

Wide experience within HR related positions during the last five years. Currently helping FPS boost our HR process. Thiska brings structure and bright new ideas, which take HR at FPS to the next level.

Reach out to Thiska for: Any HR Related questions

Franziska Auer
Automation Engineer

Automation professional with a passion to use data and programming tools to solve engineering problems.

Reach out to Franziska for: Improving automation processes in zero-emission shipping

Herman Specht
Managing Director, ad interim

Experienced shipping professional with over 30 years experience from the inland and short sea shipping markets.

Reach out to Herman for: Crewing | Operations | Logistics

Tu─črul Cosgun
Assistant Project Manager

Industrial engineer with background in ship operations and management

Reach out to Tugrul for: Assistance | Visits to ship or ship yard