At FDR, we pride ourselves on being an independent, family-owned Dutch maritime broker who truly understands the shipping industry’s ins and outs. With our extensive knowledge and expertise, we can create insurance solutions tailored to your specific needs. Our dedicated team, with over 100 years of combined experience and specialised skills, is available 24/7 to provide unwavering support.
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We offer you more than just insurance services. Our commitment extends beyond that – we act as an extension of your team, managing all aspects of risk management. With our direct connections to major global maritime insurance markets, we enhance the speed and efficiency of insurance operations, ensuring fast quotes, seamless policy issuance, and prompt claims resolution for our customers. Our philosophy centres around building strong and collaborative relationships with our clients, and we are fully devoted to your success.
The guiding principles of FDR serve as the driving force behind our customer-centric approach, fuelling our dedication to your success. It is deeply ingrained within our company culture, shaping every aspect of our operations. Even our name – FDR – embodies the core value we offer our customers: resilient financial stability, thorough due diligence, and comprehensive risk management.
Stefan Goedvolk is FDR’s CEO. Stefan gained most of his professional experience in the maritime, trading and transport industry. Understanding the challenges customers can face within these industries, Stefan wanted to offer risk management solutions that genuinely spoke to a customer’s risk management needs. His vision for FDR is to establish relationships based on transparency, customer-centricity, and trust so that we can help answer your needs with our bespoke solutions. Do not hesitate to contact Stefan to understand what FDR could offer you.
Armand Lans is a highly accomplished insurance professional with an impressive career spanning over 30 years. With a deep understanding of the sector, Armand has held key positions throughout his career. His ability to tailor insurance packages to meet specific needs stems from his comprehensive understanding of the challenges organizations face. Armand's expertise extends to marine underwriting, where his meticulous attention to detail and profound knowledge of marine insurance principles ensures superior client coverage. If you are seeking insurance solutions that perfectly align with your business requirements, we invite you to contact Armand directly to explore the diverse range of options that our team can provide.
International Business Development
With almost 30 years of experience in shipping and as broker in maritime insurance, Marcel Krol is a seasoned maritime professional who understands the industry's unpredictable nature and energies. Having worked and lived in leading maritime regions such as Northern Europe, Singapore and the United States, Marcel brings a unique global perspective to his expertise. He specializes in risk management solutions for and in the maritime industry. His insights can provide you with the necessary assurance. Please contact him to assist you with your question.
Building upon 30 years of experience in the maritime industry, Bas Noorman is a shipping professional with a lot of know-how about the complex and specialised maritime sector. Having a customer-centric approach, Bas strongly focuses on building long-term partnerships. He specialises in risk management solutions for maritime liabilities, logistical liabilities and cargo (dry, break bulk, projects, perishable and frozen cargo). Please do not hesitate to contact Bas if you would like to discuss how he could help answer your risk mitigation questions about marine liability, logistics and cargo.
Robert MacKay is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in the energy industry, both onshore and offshore. With a robust background in risk management, Robert provides invaluable advice regarding potential risks that could impact a company's profitability and overall existence. With over 20 years of risk management and insurance expertise, Robert possesses knowledge tailored explicitly to the Energy sector, including renewables, marine, logistics, and clean tech. His dedication to putting clients first and ensuring their success drives him. We encourage you to contact Robert directly if you have any questions or would like to learn more. He is available to provide further information and address any inquiries.
Philemon van der Bom
Philemon van der Bom, an experienced insurance consultant and broker with 20+ years of expertise, brings a unique blend of entrepreneurial background and industry knowledge. With a meticulous approach, he tailors policies to match clients' specific needs across various insurance types. Contact Philemon today for expert advice and personalized coverage that meets your insurance needs with precision and care.
Ferani Huf is our FDR marketing expert and your go-to person for inquiries regarding our marketing communication efforts, event participation, office operations, or collaborative endeavors. With a strong background in employer branding and corporate identity, Ferani excels in materializing organizational values to create a tangible impact.
She is always happy to help, so please don't hesitate to contact her.
Our brand and communication professional, Puck Weijnand, delivers FDR's brand experience. With a rich portfolio collaborating with Fortune 500 companies, startups, and non-profits, Puck brings a versatile skill set to the table.
Luciano la Paglia
Luciano La Paglia, our esteemed controller at FDR, plays a pivotal role in overseeing the financial operations of our organization. With a wealth of expertise, Luciano is an invaluable asset to our team, exemplifying unparalleled dedication and skill. Possessing over 25 years of experience in finance, he brings a profound level of knowledge and insight to his role. Contributing to our collective success, we are privileged to have him on our team.
Ina den Braber
At FDR, Ina den Braber shines as our go-to person for managing accounts payable. With a wealth of diverse experiences, she brings a diverse range of expertise. Ina began her professional journey in administration at a plastic manufacturing factory, where she honed her skills. She then continued her career at a law firm, where she gained valuable insights. Today, we're fortunate to have Ina as an esteemed team member, lending her exceptional administrative acumen to support FDR in every way possible.
Kars Hoving is an integral part of FDR, holding the position of Digital Strategist. Drawing upon his experience in the maritime industry, transport, and trading, Kars excels in optimising our digital marketing processes. With a keen entrepreneurial mindset, he skilfully tailors digital experiences to meet our customers' needs effortlessly. With Kars’ expertise, customers can effortlessly find the precise FDR risk management solution they seek with just a single click.
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