Peter van Beugen studied Mechanical Engineering (Cum Laude) at the Rotterdam College of Technology and Applied Physics at the Delft University. After his graduation he joined Kleiss Company where he started as an engineering Research and development of pipeline pigging technology. Soon after, the company Pipesurvey International was raised, where he was appointed as managing director. Peter has gained a wide and international experience in pipeline inspections and operations, both onshore and offshore. He pushed the pioneering company to frontiers in pipeline integrity issues and is now an international expert speaker on pipeline inspections.