Femke holds a degree in Civil Law and started her career in 2000 as a lawyer in private (corporate) practice. In 2008, Femke joined the port of Amsterdam as an in-house lawyer. In 2015, Femke moved into a commercial position and was appointed Head of Energy. In 2017, she also became responsible for Bulk and Logistics and was appointed Director Energy, Cargo & Offshore. In this role, Femke is commercially responsible for all energy, cargo and offshore activities of the Port of Amsterdam and co-developer of the Energy transition plan. Femke is also responsible for the business development, account management and sales of the ‘Maritime’ activities in the port of Amsterdam. Finally, Femke is a member of the advisory board of Portbase.