Marine & Logistics – Gerard Lubbinge, Boskalis, Category Manager Decommissioning
Dutch nationality Gerard Lubbinge holds a Master Degree in both Civil Engineering and in Business Administration and has 15 years + of international experience working for civil and marine contractors, actively involved in the project preparation and execution of heavy marine construction actives related to the Oil & Gas industry in countries as Indonesia, Thailand and Curacao. Gerard furthermore has been operationally involved in the construction of various offshore windfarms in the UK and Belgium.
Gerard furthermore gained a vast amount of commercial experience both pre contract award as tender manager, commercial manager and tender department manager and post-contract as contracts manager, including dispute resolution.
Gerard Lubbinge has been working for 5 years for Boskalis in various functions, nowadays as Category Manager Decommissioning. In this position he has been commercially and contractually actively involved with various decommissioning tenders and projects, including the recently awarded "Thames complex decommissioning" project and the "Vulcan & Viking decommissioning" project. He furthermore is actively involved in setting up joint ventures and supply chain cooperation throughout the North Sea.
Gerard considers himself well positioned to follow into the footsteps of his colleague Dick Lagerweij, who resigned as DNS director. He considers it both important having contractors/marine logistics providers’ members being represented in the board, as having non -UK board members in the board, to ensure all types of members are represented. Over the last years, Gerard has made various contributions to DNS, amongst which as speaker on conferences.
Gerard is married to Evelien and together they have two young daughters Eva-Sophie and Anne-Mare.