Tijs Koerts

Tijs Koerts

Operations Director European Process Safety Centre

European Process Safety Centre

  • Day 2
  • 0930 - 1030
  • Leadership Session

Dr. Tijs Koerts is an International Process Safety Leader, with a technical and operational background in the chemical, oil, and gas industries. He is a person who is very enthusiastic and results oriented. He started working as a Senior Process Safety Consultant at the European Process Safety Centre in 2011 and has been leading the NAP industry competency network's Process Safety interest group. Besides he is providing Process Safety consultancy to the hazardous processing industries since December 2015. He also coaches organisations to achieve HSE excellence and manage cultural change programmes, as well as providing process safety training at the bachelor's level at organisations and technical colleges.

To broaden his position, now he teaches the Process Safety Competence Master Class all over the world. In 2017, he was appointed Operation Director of the European Process Safety Centre. He worked as an Operations Manager for Lyondell Basell Industries in Moerdijk and as a Safety Leader for General Electric Plastics in Bergen op Zoom. He also has substantial expertise with DuPont de Nemours and Company (Dordrecht & Geneva). He was honoured with numerous accolades: DSM Prize for PhD students in Chemistry and Technology (1991), DuPont Global Engineering Excellence Award (1993) and Global Winning Spirit Award (2003), GE: Management Excellence Award (2003)