CEO / Founder
Bob is a highly experienced Superyacht Consultant with extensive knowledge in Yachting, Yacht Purchase and Sales.
Background as Board Advisor, General Manager, Business Strategist, Senior Business Negotiator in a global environment.
M: +31 619 383 393
Languages: Dutch, English, German and Spanish
Bob studied Business Administration and did a Master in Executive Business Management at the University Amsterdam (VU). Studied IBM ICT, Project Management and many trainings at Management Centre Europe (MCE) in Brussels, London, San Francisco and Amsterdam.
Bob’s roots lie in the computer software industry. As co-founder Bob (CCO) built from almost scratch BSO to a major ICT consultancy provider, that later via a joint venture with Philips/Origin was incorporated with 10.000 fte's into ATOS.
He successfully managed over 15 companies in various business areas. Bob is a highly driven individual who consistently delivers results by turning challenging situations into commercial opportunities with a focus on closing deals.
Since his youth he sailed on Dutch lakes, later The North Sea, Channel Islands and cruised on the West Mediterranean over 10.000 miles. With over 40 years of yachting experience Bob has an in-depth knowledge of yachts, which ultimately led to the consultancy firm Superyachts Europe, primarily standing up for the buyer’s interests in the definition, search, selection, purchase and delivery of a pre-owned or a new build Superyacht.
His passion for yachting is lifelong. It started as a hobby, the last 14 years he successfully spent as international broker in yachts and Superyachts.
“Honesty, openness, understanding, enthusiasm, professionality and adequate communication,
taking responsibility of advices, promises, commitments and its consequences, lead to success for
all parties involved.
I treat my clients like my family, they deserve the best.
I only know satisfied people; every assignment brings new friends. That’s why I love this business
Personal attention and a good understanding of clients profound wishes are essentials to achieve the right selection of the visualized Superyacht.
I am pleased to invite you to contact me personally.