The Board of Management consists of five members and is chaired by Mark Riemers.
Mark Riemers (Managing Director)
Mark Riemers co-founder, managing director and co-owner of SPT Offshore has 31 years’ experience in the offshore construction industry for the development of offshore oil & gas and renewables projects. Mark holds an MsC degree in Offshore Engineering from the Delft University of Technology. After having served 12 years for pipelay contractor Allseas, Mark started SPT in 1998. Since then SPT has emerged as the leading offshore contractor in suction pile foundations and anchors. SPT’s master piece project to date was Centrica’s F3FA self-installing platform which is a re-usable platform installed by a barge, tugs, strand jacks and suction pumps and is so-called SIP.
Danny Spaans (Operations Director)
With a background in Naval Architecture and specialism in structural engineering, Danny started his career at Engineering company NEVESBU. After 5 years within the structural department Danny joined SMIT International where he fulfilled various roles ranging from Naval Architect to Project Manager in the period from 2000 till 2011. After working within the various departments such as Engineering, Salvage, Transport & Heavy Lift he ultimately became General Manager for SMIT’s inhouse maritime contracting department “SMIT Marine Projects”. Having played an important role within many imaginative wreck removal, transport & installation as well as decommissioning projects Danny decided to set up his own company with a strong focus on project management & engineering. During this period Danny became involved with SPT Offshore acting as Project Manager and Manager of Projects after which he officially joined the Management Team of SPT Offshore as Operations Director in 2016.
Oene Jeljer Dijkstra (Engineering Manager)
Oene Jeljer has a background as engineer in the Aerospace industry, in 2007 he made a switch to the offshore industry when he started working for the FPSO operator Bluewater as Sr. Structural Engineer. Oene Jeljer holds an MsC degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. In 2010 Oene Jeljer joined SPT Offshore as Lead Structural Engineer and since 2012 he is acting as the Engineering Manager. In this role he is responsible for the engineering department as well as the R&D activities within SPT Offshore.
Thomas Spanjaard (Commercial Manager)
With a background in Aeronautical Engineering, Thomas started his career as a structural engineer on different offshore platform installation and removal projects for Heerema Marine Contractors. In 2010, he moved into the commercial direction as a Cost Engineer and later as a Tender Coordinator. Thomas joined SPT Offshore in 2014 as a Tender Manager and became responsible for the business development of South East Asia. As from 2017, he is responsible for SPT Offshore’s commercial department and managing all worldwide business development, tendering and marketing activities.
Danny Romijn (Finance Controller)
As a Financial Controller at SPT Offshore Danny is responsible for managing all finance and accounting operations. Coordinating and directing the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and preparing and publishing monthly financial statements. With over 15 years of experience in the construction sector he started his career at Van Hattum & Blankevoort (a Volker Wessels company) where he became responsible for financial reporting for VSCE, VCI, SPT and VWSG. Danny started as a Business Unit Controller in SPT and stayed with SPT as part of the management team after becoming independent from Volker Wessels.