Werkervaringen, technieken

An outstanding chemistry researcher with a thorough, creative and pragmatic approach to solve complex innovation challenges. A proven leader, with 30 years of experience in developing and implementing new cleaning products, systems and technologies for various application areas. Has developed a wide range of patented innovations for the professional cleaning industry. Constantly showing a passion and high commitment for his work. Recognized as a leading industry authority and obtained several global internal and external awards.

Areas of expertise

  • Development of innovative cleaning processes, for applications like: mechanical ware washing; general hard surface cleaning; fabric care; food and beverage; floor care
  • Surface Modification; including nano-technology and easier cleaning
  • Project management
  • Formulation chemistry
  • Patent processes
  • Water management
  • Eco-labelling for professional detergents
  • Membrane Technology
  • Sustainability.

Cursussen, trainingen

  • 1985 – 1989: PhD in physical chemistry (Membrane Technology). Thesis: Stability of supported liquid membranes. University Twente, Enschede
  • 1977 – 1985: Master in macro-molecular material and colloid science (Chemical Technology). Technical University Enschede, Netherlands.
  • Several business training programs, including project leadership courses.

Key characteristics

  • Systematic approach and drive to thoroughly understand all technical aspects
  • Use of creative solutions
  • Customer focus and team spirit
  • Continuous drive and commitment to make it happen
  • Constructive and positive approach to collaborate with various parties.

Wensen t.a.v. nieuwe functie

  • R&D in chemistry.
  • Till 20 hours/week.