Joost van Ree' Bio
Commercial Director Simwave B.V.
Co-Founder Simwave B.V.
Joost van Ree brings years of experience in Sales, Business Development and Management in the maritime industry to fruition in his biggest role to date, as the Commercial Director and Co-Founder of Simwave B.V. After finishing his Degree at Erasmus University in Management, Joost worked as a Sales Manager and Director at companies such as KPN, Nederlands Loodswezen B.V., Endenburg B.V. and VSTEP.
He co-founded Simwave B.V. with managing director Marcel Kind in 2016. Simwave is a state of the art Simulator Center situated in Rotterdam – Barendrecht, the Netherlands. The company’s core business is operating comprehensive maritime simulation training on world-leading simulation technology for clients all over the world.
“Our customers require training or assessing on simulators and do not choose to develop and maintain their own in-house simulators for various reasons”
Simwave offers facilities (adapted to the clients own corporate branding) where companies can use their own mathematical ship models and their own port-environments. Simwave takes care of all technical, operational and hospitality support. The company’s focus is not only on navigation. The focus also lies on engine- and ship management related training.
For example, the emergency response training on board of cruise ships, such as advanced firefighting -and crowd control training. Because of the fast-growing technology, Simwave has made it possible to integrate these applications.
With good humor, professional skills, in- depth knowledge and a positive attitude, Joost knows how to inspire and motivate his network, clients and his Simwave team, making Simwave a success.