Experienced Team

Over 50 years of experience in the drilling industry has made Van Roijen a household name for many blue chip companies around the world including Seadrill, Jasper Offshore, Northern Offshore, Shell, Essar Oil India and many more.

” We are very proud to share our knowledge and experience with our clients and partners, building strategic alliances that are based on trust and mutual respect will always provide prerequisites for success”

Hans Van Roijen


Van Roijen Consultancy has retained its status as a leading international specialist for Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Man Power Solutions incorporated in the UAE , South East Asia, Africa and many other countries in the international arena. Our business model is centred on maintaining a core of specialist personnel who are diversified in many portfolios across the many services that we offer. Our quality customer service and our operational performance and proven track record has given us premium status amongst our peers.

Tanja Van Roijen

Managing Director

30 years of experience within equipment operations and maintenance, serving onboard ships, power stations and offshore oil rigs. Mechanical engineering experience in Marine Operations, Power Generation in the Offshore Oil & Gas sectors.

The initial 20 years of experience focused on equipment operations and maintenance, serving as Chief Engineer onboard ships, power stations and offshore oil rigs.

The last 10 years of experience has focused on Offshore Oil & Gas projects serving as Equipment Specialist on large scale EPC projects, and Project Manager for offshore asset surveys, upgrades and new construction.

Peter Bergsma

Certified P2 Project Manager

Over 30 years in the Oil & Gas industry. Senior QHSE and HR professional, always exceeding corporate expectations. Very experienced with drilling contractors and projects in regards to Risk Management, Auditing, Mentoring, the development and implementation of Safety Management Systems.

Mick Watters

QHSE Manager AdvDipOHS, COHSPrac

Over 25 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry in various sectors including Offshore Drilling, Shore based support, New-build construction and Project Management.

The initial 17 years of my career were spent in the Offshore Drilling and Shore based support sectors. I spent the majority of this time working for major drilling contractors on various MODU’s. Providing Electrical support and expertise in the operation & maintenance of the rigs in various locations around the globe. Taking part in major upgrades, new build projects, shore-based support and maintenance management.

The last 8 years of my experience have been focused on various Oil & Gas projects. I have held positions on various EPC projects within the industry -including Project E&I, Drilling Rig Specialist and Project Engineer. During this time I have developed a broad engineering knowledge, focusing on the requirements to successfully complete EPC projects.

John Mclauchlan

Certified P2 Project Manager

25 years’ experience in the civil construction, conducted in remote locations and adverse conditions.
Managed large scale, long term projects with multicultural workforces.

Projects have included;

Road construction – Shoulder works – Road base soil stabilising – Storm damage – Spray sealing – Crack sealing repair – Culvert construction – Concrete footpaths – Extruded roadside curbing – Guard rails – Sign installation – Managing traffic control.

Tony Lekja

Civil And Road Manager

Proven Superintendent / Site Manager with over 30 years’ experience in high quality residential, industrial, LNG, pipelines, tunnelling, shaft sinking, roads, concrete surface & underground structures.

Bulk & detailed earth works (including de watering), demolition, bridges, mechanical, E&I, sub divisions.

Underground & surface site construction, production & project management.

Chris Crawford

Civil And Road Manager

Plant Manager / Hookup and Commissioning Team Leader with more the 25 years experience in Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning, Operations, Shutdowns and Start-up of Oil and Gas Processing facilities and Petrochemical Plants. Major Capital Projects for Chevron, KBR, Shell, Total, Agip and BG.

Sven De Cleen

Topside Manager

Over 20 years in Offshore drilling, equipment troubleshooting, system commissioning,control system design and project coordination. Minimizing future downtime of equipment.

Gobi Kanapathy

Instrument Manager

Master Mariner (Captain Unlimited) with over 25 years experience. Offshore Installation Manager for operations and onshore Project Manager. Conducted several dockings & refurbishment projects. Liaised with owners, clients and class societies on all statutory & regulatory matters,

Alfred Tankink

Certified P2 Project Manager

26 years of International Management, EPCIC, Facilities, Project Services in Exploration & production as well as Service Companies.

Enrique Valero Torrentera

International Project Management Epcic Exploration And Production

29 Years of oil & gas experience, offshore exploration operations & EPC construction projects.

Brian Robinson

Epc Construction & Offshore Exploration Manager

20 Years of IT experience from Small to Medium business all the way to Global Enterprise projects.

Ben Davis-Hughes

IT and Cyber Security Manager 

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