Remo van Namen

Remo van Namen obtained bachelor degrees in electronics in The Hague and physics in Delft, followed by more than 40 years' experience in the oil & gas industry.

He started to work for Shell Research in 1977 where he worked on applied instrumentation (surface and downhole) and was transferred to Shell Expro Aberdeen, Scotland (UK) in 1987 as team leader in the Brent field, responsible for field wide maintenance support. In this role he became involved in the development of Reliability Centered Maintenance for the whole of Shell Expro and its application in the Brent field.

He subsequently moved to Damascus, Syria in 1996 to work as an Operations Engineer for the Al Furat PC, a joined state oil/Shell operated company.

In 2000 he retired from Shell and returned to the Netherlands where he started to work as an independent consultant, working for oil & gas companies like Shell Learning, SNEPCO Nigeria, Kashagan project London. EMI Italy and Wintershall Libya, in the area of course development, Asset (Value) Management, Maintenance Management, RCM, International Project Management and Auditing.

After successful completion of a non-oil & gas related Industrial Relocation Project for the European Space Agency ESA/ESTEC, where he was the responsible project manager for the decommissioning, relocation and commissioning of 75 laboratories to a new building, he was recruited by Shell Learning in 2012 as a Learning Instructor for their Production Development course and their Maintenance Foundation course. This included module development, online assessment of assignment submissions and facilitation of local Closing-Out Workshops worldwide with case studies and final exams.

Trainer in courses: