P. (Paul) Van Riel - 1956

Chief Executive Officer

Employed by Fugro
Since 2001
First appointed
May 2006 (reappointed 2014)
Current term
Up to and including the AGM in 2018
Paul van Riel has a MSc in Applied Physics from Delft University of Technology. After his studies he continued for three years at the university, as co-founder and team leader of a large international oil industry research consortium. He established the seismic reservoir characterisation company Jason Geosystems in 1986, which was acquired by Fugro in 2001. While at Jason Geosystems, he worked in the USA for 6 years.

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