Tom is a Senior Advisor of encoord GmbH. He studied System Theory and Operations Research at the University of Groningen. He has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Groningen.
He worked for more than 30 years at N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie in the Netherlands, on projects about dynamic and stationary pipeline simulation. He is an expert in gas system modelling and optimization and a frequent speaker at the annual Pipeline Simulation Interest Group (PSIG) conference.