The Waterborne Secretariat
The Waterborne Secretariat provides all necessary organiziational and administrative support.
Jaap has worked for about 10 years as Board Secretary and Senior Project Manager of the "Bureau Innovation Research & Development" of the Foundation STC Group. He was also the Daily Secretary of the European Association EDINNA (Education in Inland Navigation). From 2018 to March 2022, Jaap was Director Research and Development Affairs at SEA Europe. Jaap holds a Bachelor's Degree in Logistics and Economics of the University of Applied Sciences (HES) in Rotterdam.
Mihai concluded a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in European Studies. Following his studies, he worked in a number of transport- and/or project-related positions. Concerning his most relevant work experiences, the first one was at The International Public Transport Association (UITP), where he not only applied for FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects, but also managed a number of projects, some of which were part of the Shift2Rail partnership. Following his job at UITP, he has been working for the Association managing a CPPP for the process industries, where he was amongst others involved in developing calls for proposals, reporting and monitoring the progress of the CPPP and managing Horizon 2020 Projects.