Harke Jan was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in June 2016.

Until then, he was Senior Vice President Commercial since October 2013 after having started his career with Heerema Marine Contractors in commercial and business development roles for SURF projects.

Before joining HMC in April 2012, he worked in Business Development functions for SBM Offshore in Monaco & Jakarta and on LNG projects for Shell in The Hague & Houston.  Harke Jan holds an MSc degree in Offshore Engineering from Delft University of Technology and an MBA from the University of Texas.