Remko is an experienced HSE specialist who started his professional career in the downstream oil industry in project engineering at ExxonMobil back in the 1990’s. He has a BSc degree in mechanical engineering and a Masters in Occupational Health and Safety.
In the course of two decades in the oil industry, he has held a variety of business and engineering management positions, first at Esso and subsequently at Van der Sluijs (now VARO Energy), a supplier of oil products.
Since 2010, Remko has provided management coaching and other HSE-related services to a wide range of clients in the energy business, notably in the oil refining and tank storage sector, as well as to several government agencies. He can also act as a company’s negotiator on health and safety issues with local and national authorities, fire brigades and labour inspectors.