Wijnand Tutuarima was appointed Senior Vice-President at Heerema Marine Contractors in July 2013 where he is responsible for Finance, IT and General Affairs related topics.
After graduating as a naval architect from Delft University of Technology, he started his career at the Shipping Finance Group of Fortis MeesPierson in 1995. He was commercially responsible for the client portfolios in central Europe and, subsequently, in Asia.
In 2005, Wijnand moved to Fortis Commercial Banking focusing on the development of the international network and setting up 5 new branches / teams in Scandinavia and Asia. Hereafter, he was closely involved in the integration of the commercial banking activities of Fortis and ABN Amro. Following the merger, he became COO for the international private banking activities of the combined entity.