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IX - Leiden

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Eric Kamphues

CEO
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Eric Kamphues

CEO

Eric is the Founder and Managing Director of IX and has been involved since he developed the new business at Mecal. He has a Master in Industrial Management and Engineering, with specialization in law. He has worked in the wind power industry since 2002 and in offshore wind since 2006 in many different countries worldwide, with focus on Europe, Taiwan and Japan. His particular expertise relates to analyzing the business aspects of wind power. He is specialized in technical due diligence, financial models and operational strategies in on and offshore wind power.

Tom van der Linde

COO
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Tom van der Linde

COO

Tom has a Master in Spatial Planning at Utrecht University and a Bachelor in Social Geography. He is specialized in project management, wind and solar development and due diligence. He has been involved in the renewable energy industry since 2011, with a focus on early-stage wind development. Tom particularly excels combining expertise in multiple technical disciplines into solutions for the best project results.

Hanane Harmouch

HR Manager

Hanane Harmouch

HR Manager

Raymond Vink

Engineering Manager
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Raymond Vink

Engineering Manager

Raymond's educational background is TU mechanical engineering, and his work background is offshore Oil & Gas, and mainly offshore pipelines both design and installation. Raymond made the transition to the offshore renewable energy sector because he believes that the sector can benefit from the offshore oil and gas experience from the last decades.​
His experience is offshore related and includes managing a large engineering department within a heavily changing organization and market.​
Within IX, Raymond is the engineering manager for the Foxwell project, but also for the organization as a whole.

Robin Stammis

Chief of Staff

Robin Stammis

Chief of Staff

Chen Li

Project Engineer
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Chen Li

Project Engineer

Chen is a PhD candidate in the Institute of Environmental Sciences (CML) of Leiden University. Chen’s research focuses on life cycle assessment, material flow analysis and marine biodiversity assessment on offshore wind energy. Chen received a MSc degree in statistics and was specialized in machine learning models on wind energy forecasting. As a junior project engineer, Chen will support the IX Wind teams with a focus on environmental impact assessment.

Diantha van de Kemp

Office Manager

Diantha van de Kemp

Office Manager

Faye Wigmore

Legal Counsel
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Faye Wigmore

Legal Counsel

Faye originates from Wales and holds a Masters degree in International and European Law from the University of Amsterdam. Having previously work at an international tribunal in The Hague, Faye will be supporting the international legal team in IX in contracting. Faye’s diverse experience across legal services and operations management are a valuable contribution to the IX team.

Florence van Ditzhuijzen

Finance Assistant

Florence van Ditzhuijzen

Finance Assistant

Giulia Di Teodoro

Project Engineer

Giulia Di Teodoro

Project Engineer

Jens Reichwein

Project Engineer
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Jens Reichwein

Project Engineer

Jens has a MSc in wind engineering and is experienced as a project engineer in the offshore industry and as a programmer in the renewable energy sector.​
His main responsibility with IX, is the creation of technical and commercial analyses and reports in the renewable energy sector, as well as all-round support for inspections and dismantling projects for offshore wind turbines.​
His versatile skills and knowledge in different sustainability related fields are a valuable contribution to the IX team.

Johnny Chen

Project Engineer

Johnny Chen

Project Engineer

Joost Schuit

T&I Manager - Project Manager
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Joost Schuit

T&I Manager - Project Manager

Joost Schuit has a master in civil engineering and has a degree from both University of Twente and Delft University. Joost has worked more than 7 years in the offshore installation and decommissioning industry and he worked at various offshore wind foundation T&I projects as package manager and performed various decommissioning projects as lead engineer and operations manager. Joost specializes in heavy lifting and (offshore) construction management and will support developers in efficiently organizing, designing and executing offshore wind projects.

Lieuwe van der Meer

Lead Engineer
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Lieuwe van der Meer

Lead Engineer

Lieuwe was educated at TU Delft as an Offshore engineer. He takes care of the technical side of the submarine cables package for offshore projects in Taiwan. At his former employer, he was a Lead engineer in Cables, in which he has laid a solid foundation for his career by working on quite a few projects in the offshore wind industry prior to his arrival at IX.

Marvin Clazing

Project Manager
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Marvin Clazing

Project Manager

Marvin has a bachelors degree in built environment, spatial planning and urban development. He specializes in HSE, emergency response and external safety. At IX, he is responsible for preparation and reviewing of HSSE strategies and plans.

Niek Liebregts

Financial Controller

Niek Liebregts

Financial Controller

Niels Drouen

Senior Project Engineer
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Niels Drouen

Senior Project Engineer

Niels Drouen is a Hydraulic Engineering graduate from TU Delft. With initial experience in the oil and gas sector, Niels transitioned to the offshore wind industry, where he joined Boskalis' subsea cables team. He is specialized in offshore cable installation for export and inter-array cable projects and has been involved as field engineer in several projects where he gained practical offshore experiences. His former projects ensure a seamless integration of engineering skills with offshore expertise, and he can contribute to a variety of offshore scopes of work. He is passionate about driving industry innovation and committed to enhancing the energy transition.

Rodrigo Uchoa

Senior Project Engineer
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Rodrigo Uchoa

Senior Project Engineer

Rodrigo is a Bachelor in Electronic Engineering and enriches IX with fifteen+ years technical experience with SCADA systems, PLCs, commissioning, O&M and retrofit projects in the transmission and generation energy sectors.

He supports the SCADA technical activities in projects during the commissioning phase, such as technical documentation validation, SCADA system integration with WTG SCADA, substation SCADA and TSO SCADA, FAT and SAT tests.

These activities contribute to savings for our clients during the project negotiations with manufactures and project system integration.

Thijs Toxopeus

Lead Engineer

Thijs Toxopeus

Lead Engineer

Tobias van Doorn

Project Manager
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Tobias van Doorn

Project Manager

Tobias has a master's degree in offshore engineering and is specialized in offshore wind. He has over 5 years of experience in working in Offshore Wind and gained practical experience in his support within the offshore installation of multiple wind farms. Tobias is passionate to contribute to the structural improvement, optimization and conservation of a climate-safe future.

Wan-Ching Chen

Legal Counsel
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Wan-Ching Chen

Legal Counsel

Wan-Ching is a qualified Taiwanese lawyer and holds a Masters degree in European and International Business Law from Leiden University, and a Masters degree in Marine and Transport Law from Erasmus University. Prior to working at IX, Wan Ching worked as a lawyer at Lee & Li Attorneys-At-Law in Taiwan. She supports our legal team with a focus on contract management for our offshore wind projects.

IX - Hengelo

Glenn Molina

Project Manager
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Glenn Molina

Project Manager

Glenn has a background in Mechanical Engineering. For over 7 years Glenn ran his own business in project- and site management. His experience and expertise in turn-key project management are valuable assets to enrich IX’s services. Glenn will also be focusing on business development on the area of solar and wind energy in the construction phase.

Renate Wolters

Communications Manager

Renate Wolters

Communications Manager

IX - Taiwan

Paris Tzou

Country Manager

Paris Tzou

Country Manager

Bernd Dorrestein

Commercial & Legal Manager
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Bernd Dorrestein

Commercial & Legal Manager

Bernd is legal counsel at IX Wind and holds a master’s degree in business law from Tilburg University. In the past he has been responsible for the day-to-day operations of various Dutch entities within international corporate structures and participated in research into regulations and investments in the Dutch energy sector. Within IX Wind his focus is to support the team on (international) contracting in the on- and offshore wind industry.

Glib Ivanov

Project Engineer
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Glib Ivanov

Project Engineer

Glib is a Naval Architect from Ukraine. As a PhD student at National Taiwan University, he and his team designed, and got ABS Approval-In-Principle for an innovative Floater design - TaidaFloat. ​

Glib’s role in the IX team is to answer the most complicated questions our clients have about Floating Wind.

Jenny Hsu

Office Manager

Jenny Hsu

Office Manager

Lars Hummel

PMO Manager
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Lars Hummel

PMO Manager

After his studies in Applied Physics at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, Lars emigrated to Taiwan and gained experience in his profession as PMO Manager for banks and insurers. Applying his knowledge and vast experience, Lars now operates as PMO Manager for IX. His main focus lies on guiding processes and facilities like document control, finances, procurement, scheduling, risk management, quality and safety, and bridge management. Acting as PMO Manager for the TPC-II project since 2022.

Mark van Huijkelom

Project Quality Specialist
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Mark van Huijkelom

Project Quality Specialist

Mark is an accomplished Project Quality Specialist, with solid project management and data analysis experience. Originally, he is an Environmental Engineer with about 10 years of quality management work experience in the drinking water industry.​

At IX, he is Project QAQC Specialist for TPC II and for other projects.

Todd Hsu

Policy and Regulation Manager
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Todd Hsu

Policy and Regulation Manager

Todd has a background in economics and a master's degree in cross-disciplinary social sciences. His research interest is in policy changing, industry forecasting and scenario management, focusing on how decision makers affect industrial development.​

As Policy and Regulation Manager, Todd provides cross-team coordination of strategic promotion, policy positioning, and recommendations at the national and local level. Collaboration with the stakeholder engagement lead, manage stakeholder engagement within local authorities, central government bodies, legislative and non-legislative agencies, and other parties to develop strong working relationships.

Tina Lin

Project Engineer
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Tina Lin

Project Engineer

Tina has a master's degree in Marine Geology and Geophysics from National Taiwan University.​
Her role at IX is to support the Environmental Impact Assessment and site investigation of the offshore windfarm development in Taiwan. She is also responsible for the Geographical Information System (GIS) analysis in the company.

Zach Wildofsky

Document Control Manager
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Zach Wildofsky

Document Control Manager

Zach has a background in Materials Engineering. His most recent experience in offshore wind is the Formosa 2 project in Taiwan, which he worked on from start to completion. With IX, Zach is improving and developing a document control and management system. Every projects has thousands of documents that need to be organized, flow to proper parties, and approved. If important documents are late there are expensive liquidated damage payments, and the works cannot proceed. With Zach's contribution, our clients have an operational well-oiled document control machine.

IX - Japan

Masatomo Kono

Project Manager

Masatomo Kono

Project Manager

Rob van Veen

Senior Project Manager
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Rob van Veen

Senior Project Manager

Rob has a MSc in Mechanical Engineering, offshore technology, with ten years’ experience as an engineer on oil & gas, and large infrastructure projects, mainly in southeast Asia, followed by close to fifteen years as financial advisor (financial modeller) on energy and infrastructure projects, based in London, and the most recent three years based in Tokyo. He has worked on several large offshore wind projects, including Walney Extension, and the Borssele 1&2 bid. He supports IX in his role as project manager by setting up business development strategies in Japan, thereby expanding our corporate presence. His activities will also include generating short- and long-term revenues in on- and offshore wind projects.

Our external experts

Frans Lambregts

Project Management; Project Development

Frans Lambregts

Project Management; Project Development

Heinrich Duden

Offshore Logistics & Planning

Heinrich Duden

Offshore Logistics & Planning

Jens Regtop

Project Management, Electrical Systems & Commissioning

Jens Regtop

Project Management, Electrical Systems & Commissioning

Kees de Visser

Electrical Systems and Offshore HV stations

Kees de Visser

Electrical Systems and Offshore HV stations

Dan Yang

Electrical Engineering

Dan Yang

Electrical Engineering

Ruud Makelaar

Windturbine inspections

Ruud Makelaar

Windturbine inspections

Donald Maciver

Construction Management

Donald Maciver

Construction Management

Gerardo Barboza

Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Gerardo Barboza

Quality, Health, Safety and Environment

Hao Meng

Quality Management

Hao Meng

Quality Management

Alex Makelaar

Windturbine inspections

Alex Makelaar

Windturbine inspections

Aschwin van Veen

Windturbine inspections

Aschwin van Veen

Windturbine inspections

Michal Tiel

Windturbine inspections

Michal Tiel

Windturbine inspections

Eddy Bosman

Windturbine inspections

Eddy Bosman

Windturbine inspections

Lodewijk van Helden

Project Management; Cable Installation; Termination & Testing

Lodewijk van Helden

Project Management; Cable Installation; Termination & Testing

Michiel van Helden

Project Management support

Michiel van Helden

Project Management support

Marta Noemi Boros

Project Engineering

Marta Noemi Boros

Project Engineering

Leo (Hsin-Ju) Wang

Project Planning; Cost Control

Leo (Hsin-Ju) Wang

Project Planning; Cost Control

Mathieu Michel

Foundation Management

Mathieu Michel

Foundation Management

Ronald van Schie

Project Engineering

Ronald van Schie

Project Engineering

Sergi Lemmers

Project Engineering

Sergi Lemmers

Project Engineering

Lyndon Wix

Project Engineering

Lyndon Wix

Project Engineering

Susanne IJkema

CFO, Financial advisory

Susanne IJkema

CFO, Financial advisory

Rob Koning

Project Control Manager

Rob Koning

Project Control Manager
Open job positions
  • Open application Full-time
  • senior Project Engineer (design) Full-time Leiden
  • Interface Manager Offshore Wind Full-time Taipei office
  • Project Engineer T&I Full-time Taipei office
  • Commissioning Engineer Full-time Leiden
  • Package Lead ONS Full-time / Part-time Taipei office
  • Stakeholder Manager Full-time Taipei office
  • HR Officer Full-time / Part-time Leiden
  • Procurement Manager Full-time Leiden
  • Technical Manager Full-time Taiwan/The Netherlands
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