Leo van der Burg, (B.M.E) holds an advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering (Pedagogische Technische Hogeschool, Eindhoven) and lectured in Engineering at Friesland College for over 4 years before applying his expertise to the specialist fields of laser welding and ship building as a Project Manager with for 18 years. His current role spanning the NHL Hogeschool (Leeuwarden) and MARIKO GmbH (Leer) on both sides of the Dutch-German border continues his project management experience with a focus on LNG within the EU INTERREG IV-A projects MariTIM – LNG Passenger Vessel, Wattenstart and LNG Initiative Nordwest.