Merijn (1980) holds a BSc in Water Management. He is an environmental specialist working in the field of shipping, environmental policy and CSR, dedicated to the protection and sustainable use of seas and oceans.
Project leader at the North Sea Foundation for several projects related to shipping and ship recycling, with a special interest in market incentives for creating sustainability in the maritime sector. He represents the Clean Shipping Index and also works for the Prosea Foundation delivering sustainability training courses to naval cadets in the Netherlands. Since 2010 board member of the NGO Ship breaking Platform.