Henk started his career as a Mechanical Engineer working with Fluor Corporation in the Netherlands. He gained a broad experience on international projects, ranging from small brownfield expansions to greenfield mega-projects. In various roles, such as Project Engineer, Engineering Manager and Project Manager, Henk has worked in many different countries and cultural settings, such as Germany, the UK, South Africa, Kuwait, China and the Phillipines.
Since 2007, Henk has worked in the Oilsands industry. After joining CNRL, he was part of the first phase of the Horizon Oilsands mine construction and start-up, and completed the front-end development of the Kirby North SAGD project. Henk spent three years as Development Manager for Devon Energy’s Pike project. Since 2014, Henk is Director of Projects for Osum.