Eelko is a mechanical engineer with a passion for transforming technology into business. Prior to joining the Meemaken group of companies, Eelko was been deeply involved in establishing Barge Master, a company which continues to be active in the offshore wind and oil and gas industry. At Barge Master, Eelko developed new technologies and equipment to increase the workability of high-risk offshore operations, and successfully integrated these products into the global offshore energy market. After working as an independent technical manager and consultant in the field of offshore mission equipment, Eelko joined the MeeMaken group of companies in the position of Technical Director. In that role, he is responsible for applying new technologies and developing business for the group.