Wim is a Senior Signal Engineer with wide-ranging international experience in signalling principles, automatic train protection and train detection. He has extensive experience in international harmonisation and standardisation and was involved in the specification and development of ERTMS/ETCS from its inception. Wim established Railcert as a Dutch Notified Body and acted as Lead Assessor and Certification Manager. His track record as safety manager and safety coordinator includes managing delivery and acceptance of large and intricate safety cases when time is of the essence. He served as President of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) in its 2007-2008 session.
Wim specialises in safety case delivery and certification management.
At present Wim is on a posting to Alstom Transport Denmark, where he is Offshore Safety Manager and Liaison between the client’s Fjernbane East Infrastructure Project and Alstom’s safety team in Banedanmark’s Signalling Programme East.
He specialises in specification, development, certification, safety management, safety cases delivery and management of independent safety assessors and notified bodies.