Bert van Dijk (1958) started the company early 2015, and offers his services to the market as a Business Advisor.

Visualisation of my cross cultural exposure


2016 – Present


2015 – 2016

Business Advisor. Running Van Dijk E-projects; covering the services of former Bert van Dijk Consulting, however adding emphasis on strategic analysis / position determination / natural growth options / and executive services.

Independent Consultant. Started the Company: Bert van Dijk Consulting, kvk reg. 62676016.
The company offers advisory services related to offshore energy construction projects, including Wind Parks.
In addition, Bert participates in the debate on the Sustainable Society from Sociology point of view, researching, and as lecturer and publicist.

2013 – 2014 Commercial Director Renewables with Seafox Contractors.
Responsible for development of a market position as contractor in the Offshore wind Industry.
2010 – 2012 Vice President Business Development and Sales, dedicated to Offshore Renewables.
Developing a market position for the Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) in the offshore wind segment.
Responsibilities include Network Development and maintenance, Stakeholder Relation Management,
Tender Strategy implementation, Project Budget development, and Proposal Negotiations.
2008 – 2009 Vice President Business Development for HFG, responsible for development of Oil & Gas business in the Middle East and in Kazakhstan.
This particularly included relation building in highly political, multi- cultural circumstances.
1995 – 2007 Commercial Manager for HFG, responsible for leading tender teams on multi-discipline projects.
Negotiating contracts related to offshore construction projects for Europe, West Africa and Central Asia.
Studied Sociology, part time, parallel to work. MSc obtained in 2007. Multicultural Society and Policy Issues.
1992 – 1994 Commercial  Manager Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC / PeterGaz), responsible for relation maintenance, human resources, contracts and prices related to the development of a subsea pipeline project in Siberia, in JV with Gazprom
1980 – 1991 Technical, commercial and coordination positions with HMC, including soil engineering and numerical research into Pile Driving predictions.


University of Technology Rotterdam Civil Engineering, BSc degree 1979
Heerema in-company Management Development Program (Cranfield)
INSEAD Negotiation Analysis (1996) and – Dynamics (2010)
Erasmus University Rotterdam Sociology, MSc degree 2007