Chris van Beek
Mr van Beek has 35 years of management experience in the global offshore oil & gas and wind industry. During these years he successfully delivered numerous complex projects within budget and schedule and with full stakeholder satisfaction. Mr van Beek worked for 28 years with Heerema Marine Contractors, the world largest offshore construction company. During the last 5 years he was COO and Executive Vice President, responsible for all projects, operations and technology. Since 2010 Mr van Beek is President of Deepwater Wind, the leading company for US offshore wind farms. He successfully delivered the Block Island Wind Farm, the first offshore wind farm in the US. Presently he is overseeing the projects teams responsible for the construction of the South Fork and Skipjack offshore wind farms.