Staff Operations Director
Kris was born in Rotterdam, Holland, and spent most of his formative years growing up in the Middle East and England. He graduated from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, with a Masters degree in Oceanography. Following a strong family connection to the sea, Kris was naturally inclined towards a life revolving around the Oceans. Kris first joined Global Expeditions Group in the summer of 2008, working with ActionQuest in the British Virgin Islands before coming on board full time as part of the Sea|mester Operational team in 2009. Having spent 6 years and 75,000 nautical miles sailing on board both Sea|mester vessels in the capacity of Captain, Mate, Scientist and Dive Instructor, Kris has migrated to Sarasota taking up an Operational Manager’s role within the office.