Changing complexity into practical solutions

Adriaen Winckers

Associate Partner

Boardroom consulting, Market intelligence, Operational management

Adriaen Winckers is a professional with 30 years of experience in the international Maritime, Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind industry. With his technical roots he is highly analytical and able to quickly process and master complex matters. As well as being able to translate this into practical solutions.

He is an independent and strategic thinker, who thinks out-of-the-box, but also a relationship builder and diplomat. Ready to use his broad knowledge and experience to assist companies in supervisory and advisory roles.

Adriaen holds a MSc Naval Architect from Delft Technical University. Starting out as an engineer (naval architect) he soon acted as Engineering Manager on major marine/civil projects. After gaining substantial operational experience he moved into commercial and business development roles, including development and negotiation of marine construction contracts and larger multiple party contracts. He built up his international contracting experience across Europe and, during his secondment in Singapore, in the Far East.

Back in Europe, Adriaen became general manager of a company specialized in the subsea equipment development and fabrication. The past 17 years he has been working in the offshore subsea and service industry in a variety of roles ranging from QHSE, commercial management to business development and as technical director. Recently he completed the program for Supervisory Board Members at Nyenrode Business School.

Areas of expertise:
  • Sparring partner for management boards, supervisory and/or advisory boards, investors
  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Contract management and negotiation support
  • Partnership development
  • Second opinion / review of business and strategy plans