Jorrit is an experienced research scientist and product developer with a background in chemical engineering and materials science. After his PhD project in membrane technology, he worked for ten years in high performance fiber R&D. His experience includes hard-core science, prototype and concept development, market research, competitive intelligence, IP, QHSE, production and customer support.
Within Sponsh, Jorrit manages scaling-up of the coated textile and optimization of the manufacturing process.
As a kid he wanted to become a forest ranger. Although that never happened, he nowadays lives next to a forest. In his free time, he teaches the Dutch language to refugee children.