Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven started his career as a trainee at Heerema Offshore Services in 1986 and then joined Genius Offshore Services as a Field Engineer on a project in the Red Sea in Egypt. After holding management positions in the offshore industry he moved to mining company Harsco Metals & Minerals. In 2005 he was appointed as managing director of the company in South Africa where he was responsible for 13 of Harsco’s sites.

Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven joined Heerema Fabrication Group in 2013 as Chief Executive Officer. He holds a Bachelor in Civil Engineering of the Institute of Technology of Haarlem and Master of Business Administration of the Kingston University.

As per June 1, 2018 Koos-Jan has been appointed CEO of Heerema Marine Contractors and will remain CEO of Heerema Fabrication Group as well.