About us

Leading the Offshore Energy Frontier

SwitcH2 BV, established by two seasoned veterans in the offshore realm of oil, gas, and renewable energy, boasts a cumulative expertise of five decades. Their extensive backgrounds encompass engineering, project management, subcontracting, and financing for large-scale infrastructure projects.

With a proven track record, SwitcH2 specializes in the design and successful execution of diverse projects, including FPSO’s, drilling vessels, installation vessels, offshore cranes, and renewable energy systems.

As part of its strategic expansion, SwitcH2 is poised to undertake multiple projects, taking on the overarching high-level project management responsibilities for the construction of FPSOs. This forward-looking approach positions SwitcH2 as a key player in the dynamic and evolving landscape of offshore energy projects.

Founders

Bob Rietveldt

Saskia Kunst

Technology partners

SwitcH2 is supported by 2 strong shareholders, BW Offshore and Dutch Oceans Capital, which stepped in mid-2022.  SwitcH2 secured a EUR 4 million grant from RVO, the Dutch execution arm of the Ministry of Economics & Climate Matters in December 2022 for Project OFFSET, a four-year program aimed to advance the technology in certain areas of our FPSO, including the direct use of seawater in the electrolysis process.

Supervisory board

Marco Beenen

On behalf of BW Offshore

Wim van Aalst

On behalf of DOC

Leen Poldervaart

Member, independent

Steven Lak

Experienced Chair, independent

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