Global rank:
4,208 / 81,239
Skill pts: 6


what people say about me: "Ruurd is next to a creative engineer a good communicator with new ideas and creative solutions. "
I enjoy learning a lot about a topic and using it in the real world. In the last years I'm focused on sustable engineering. Wind turbines, solar propulsion and energy storage are my mean interests. Data collection and analysing is due to my practical know how a specialization.


  • Team leader Sunflare Solarteam · Nov 2014 – Present 9 yrs 7 mos Drachten, Nederland we're a solarboat racing team. At this moment we are 2 times world champion.
  • R&D Engineer BD Kiestra · Jan 2012 – Aug 2018 6 yrs 7 mos Drachten, Nederland maintenance on R&D machines
    3D printing
    Engineering parts
    Customer contacts
    Customer care engineer


  • Hanzehogeschool Groningen Bachelor of Applied Science Electrical Engineering Major Mechantronics , Engineer 2015 – 2019

Age: 30

Joined: January 22, 2020


Dutch Native or bilingual proficiency

English Professional working proficiency


Drachten, Friesland, Netherlands