Using his analytical skills, Rik is quick to pick up on complex Air Traffic Management matters. With a lot of positivity, he tackles challenges with genuine interest. In his private time he can be found busy in the kitchen trying out new recipes or out for a run.
Having grown up close to Rotterdam airport Rik developed a passion for aviation at an early age. Now, he holds a degree in Aviation Engineering from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and has a complementary background in business administration. His combination of background and personal qualities allow him to effectively tackle the many types of challenges of ATM. Next to his studies, and during an internship, Rik assisted the Procedure department at LVNL and also gained some experience in PANS-OPS. Rik is able to efficiently organize, cooperate, and handle industry complexity.