Saskia Rijtema was appointed Senior Vice-President Technology and Innovation in January 2016, where she is responsible for all engineering for projects, tenders and assets worldwide as well as HMC’s innovation agenda.

Saskia started her career at Heerema Marine Contractors in October 1997 and has since been working in various departments and been involved in many projects all around the world. Over the years she has developed a wide engineering and project execution experience in the various business activities of HMC. In May 2014, she took on the responsibility as VP Technology where she further demonstrated her capabilities in managing a large department.

Saskia holds an MSc degree in Offshore Engineering from Delft University of Technology.