Arnoud is a Petroleum Engineer by background and holds a MSc degree from Delft University and worked for Mobil Oil in several engineering, operational and managerial positions in both Netherlands, USA and UK. After joining Oranje-Nassau Energie (ONE) as a member of the small technical team, Arnoud was promoted to manage the technical team. Work responsibilities are equally divided between the management of the ONE asset portfolio and the valuation of new acquisition opportunities. Over the last 11 years Arnoud was responsible for the evaluation of the successful acquisitions of Waveney, Elgin/Franklin, Pierce, Cook, Janice, Buzzard and Tchatamba (Gabon). In addition to the successful acquisitions, Arnoud has investigated a long list of asset opportunities.
In his function as Technical Director Arnoud manages the technical team and together with the CEO, CFO and COO, sits on the Board of ONE, which is responsible for strategy and all acquistion/divestment related decisions. Arnoud is responsible for all technical profiles, reserves and budget estimates for both the exisiting asset base and acquisition opportunities.