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Director Emergency Management at Ardent
Oliver has over 12 years of experience in the salvage industry. He started his salvage career at Wijsmuller Salvage as a Contract Manager out of IJmuiden, Oliver moved into a Regional Commercial Manager role in Sydney for the Australasia region for Svitzer Salvage.
After returning in The Netherlands, Oliver continued as Sr. Contract Manager for the Emergency Response department further being involved in high profile salvage cases globally.
Oliver continued working for Svitzer by leading the preparedness department. This includes developing and successfully running and expanding its global preparedness portfolio that has resulted in a rapid change of Svitzer (now Ardent) in becoming a pro-active salvage responder.
Oliver is presently part of the Ardent Management Team and is responsible for all global Emergency Preparedness and Emergency Response services conducted by Ardent.
Oliver studied as Maritime Officer and after a short spell at sea obtained a degree in Maritime Management.