Michael holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemistry, having studied at the HLO Analytical Chemistry at Breda, The Netherlands. Following his graduation, Michael joined a major inspection company, starting as Laboratory Service Engineer & Quality Chemist in which role he was also participating in setting up new analysis methods and the integration of a new quality system in the company.
His next role was as quality coordinator for the Rotterdam and Amsterdam laboratories of the company, including internal auditing. He then became operational supervisor of the laboratories and subsequently Performance Qualification manager. In that role, Michael was responsible for the quality and processes within the organization, such as external audits from clients and certification bodies, and dealing with complaints and claims.
Since joining MTD in January 2016, Michael has been involved in the forensic investigation of quality claims relating to a variety of different bulk liquid petroleum and petrochemical cargoes.
Michael is based in our Dutch office.