Jan Van Smirren

Society for Underwater Technology in the U.S.

Mr. van Smirren is Partnership Managing Director for the Energy Sector at British Maritime Technology.  He has over 30 years of experience in commercial oceanography and was with Fugro GEOS, an oceanographic and meteorological (metocean) consultancy for 22 years.  Activities ranged from the provision of metocean measurement, monitoring, consultancy and forecasting services to a broad range of client organizations that encompass the international oil and gas industry, local and national government organizations, ports and harbors and associated maritime industries.  From 2013 to 2015 Mr. van Smirren was Global Metocean Business Line Manager at Fugro.

Current Position at SUT
Hon Treasurer, Houston Branch Executive Committee
Member, OSIG Committee
Fellow, SUT

Bachelors of Science, Geology with Oceanography, University of Wales, Swansea, 1981
Masters of Science, Oceanography, University of Wales, Swansea, 1982

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