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Our Management Team

Peter Stuttaford

Chief Executive Officer

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In 2018, Peter Stuttaford was appointed CEO of Ansaldo Thomassen, located in Rheden, The Netherlands. Peter has over 25 years of experience in gas turbine design and development, and until recently lead the Ansaldo PSM Product Engineering unit. He holds 55+ patents in the gas turbine and energy field. As a global citizen, Peter enjoys traveling, sailing, biking and exploring new boundaries. A key focus is developing clean technologies and retrofits for gas turbine integration with the growing installed base of renewable energy. Peter started his career at Pratt & Whitney Canada, and holds a PhD from Cranfield University, England, a MS from the University of Florida, USA, and a BS from the University of Natal, South Africa.

Mark Kooister

Commercial Director

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Mark is responsible for the commercial operations at Ansaldo Thomassen. He is a professional in sales, marketing, and business development with more than 30 years of experience in the turbomachinery industry. Mark started as a naval engineer and assumed several sales management positions with increasing responsibility in Dutch, German, and French subsidiaries of Voith and Flender. He led a startup development company for angular gear transmissions. Mark joined Ansaldo Thomassen in 2004. He holds a mechanical engineering degree and studied Business Economics at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands

Han den Boer

Chief Technical Officer

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Han is technical responsible for the entire range of products, service and developments. Previously he has been Manager Operations and subsequently assumed increased responsibilities. Han has over 40 years of experience in the energy industry, including design, repair, manufacturing, assembly, testing, installation and commissioning of gas turbines. In 1992 Han joined Thomassen International and has assumed several management positions in increasing responsibilities in manufacturing, field, repair and engineering. Han obtained his BSc in Mechanical Engineering in 1976.

Mark van der Borg

Supply Chain Manager

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Mark is responsible for Supply Chain and Facility Management. He is a professional in Procurement and Logistics and has more than 25 years experience in the gas turbine industry. Mark started his career as a buyer at Thomassen International and after 10 years decided to work in different industries in the Oil & Gas and packaging industries like Kampstrup and Alcan as Procurement and Logistics Manager. Mark re-joined BBP Turbines in 2005.  Mark has the NEVI 1 + NEVI 2 degree specifically related to Procurement and Logistics and completed the MEAO.

Eddy van Binsbergen

Chief Financial Officer

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With more than 30 years of experience in finance positions within several companies and businesses Eddy ensures a solid and sustainable financial management in order to guarantee the companies continuity and the ability of the company to fulfil her obligations towards her stakeholders by effectively leading the Administration, Finance, Control and ICT functionalities of the company.

Eddy joined the company in 2009 and is part of the Management Team since 2015 when he accepted his current position as CFO. He holds several degrees in his professional discipline.

Michèle Konkol

Manager Project Management

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Michèle Konkol, working at Ansaldo Thomassen for more than 15 years, is responsible for the Project Management of all orders awarded. Her responsibilities include projects, contracts as well as spare parts processing in accordance with QSHE requirements, looking at margin improvement and turn-over increase, timely execution and customer relation management. Michèle`s background is Wholetrade & International Trade Specialist and she earned her diploma at the German Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Mike Willems

Human Resources Manager

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Mike was appointed Human Resource Manager of Ansaldo Thomassen Rheden the Netherlands and Ansaldo Thomassen Gulf located in the UAE as of 2007, leading the HR team of both the companies by providing leadership on HR management and support to the management of Ansaldo Thomassen. Mike has over 20 years of experience in international environments, working with a.o. SC Johnson, holding a Bsc in Human Resource Management.


Michèle Jonkhout

Quality & SHE Manager

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Michèle joined ATH in 2019 and is responsible for quality assurance, employee and contractor’s safety and health, and for environmental protection. In the seventeen years before, she held several corporate, business unit and regional positions in the HSE domain at AkzoNobel, one of world’s leading paints and coatings suppliers. Michèle holds a master’s degree in health sciences from Maastricht University and in Toxicology from Wageningen University. Michèle is also a qualified ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 auditor.

Murat Gorur

Service & Workshop Manager

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Murat was appointed Service & Workshop Manager of Ansaldo Thomassen in 2019. Murat is responsible for Service Engineering, Field Service and Workshop. Murat has a vision to ensure the excellence in executions of current portfolio services and to prepare his teams to future. Since 2010, Murat was challenged with wide span of tasks and responsibilities from Engineering to Management within Ansaldo Thomassen. Murat holds a MSc in Management and Engineering from Linköping University in Sweden. Murat enjoys backpacking and exploring, playing field hockey, biking, hiking and training to fly solo.


Robin Lieve

Products & Systems Engineering Manager

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Robin started at Ansaldo Thomassen in 2008 and is responsible for Product Engineering and Controls & Systems Engineering. The focus is on engineered customer solutions, product development and product manufacturing. Robin graduated from the Technical University Delft in 2002 with a masters degree in Mechanical Engineering and has worked in an engineering environment since, ranging from shipbuilding, aerospace manufacturing to gas turbine engineering.