Paul graduated in 1983 as chemical engineer from the Technical Highschool in Amsterdam (HTS-A). He started to work for Gist-Brocades in Delft as process engineer in the Downstream Processing Pilot Plant. In 1989 Paul graduated cum laude from the University of Amsterdam as process technologist. As next step, in 1990, Paul joined Sanquin in Amsterdam, where he became the Manager of the Process Development Department. In 1996 he moved on to Centocor (Johnson and Johnson) in Leiden, to become the Engineering Director. At Centocor he was responsible for capital projects, maintenance and facilities. In 1999 Paul decided to start-up his own company, Progress-PME, focusing on consultancy, project management and engineering services for the life science industry. Paul has been the Managing Director of Progress-PME since then. Progress-PME has continuously grown to a current size of about 45 employees. In 2017 a new company was founded, Progress Executive Services, for which Paul is the Managing Director.
Program and Project Management
Outside office hours Paul likes to exercise and spend time with his family. Or you may find Paul (1960) walking in the mountains or sailing at sea. In the winter, he goes skiing with his family and if possible skating with friends and colleagues.