With an MSc. in physics, Jurgen has spent most of his professional career in remote sensing, first in photogrammetry, then using airborne LiDAR. During three years, he was involved in industrial vision projects.

Our work? It’s showing that remote sensing really lets you see the bigger picture.

At VITO, he has worked on stratospheric unmanned aerial vehicles as alternative for satellites, then as a program manager for remote sensing technology. During that time he was also active as a (co) chair of ISPRS working groups, participating in many international scientific events. To broaden his perspective, he led the team that implemented a project and financial management system for VITO.

Today, Jurgen focuses on establishing successful business relationships with regional authorities, showing them the added value of remote sensing in their field. He also looks for opportunities to address more significant problems by combining all VITO competences.