Hein Velema has an extensive yachting industry background having worked with world-renowned shipyards (Feadship, ISA and Icon), brokerage firms (Fraser, Engel & Volkers and TWW Yachts) and trade associations (HISWA, Holland Yachting Group, SYBAss, LYBRA and IYBA). Hein has held numerous brokerage sales and charter management positions, and served as CEO of Fraser Yachts for six years. During his career, he has been involved with 60 new build projects, 320 brokerage deals and several hundred charter sales. Hein also holds a Master’s degree in Economics. He has served as board member HISWA, the Dutch yachting industry association, president of Holland Yachting Group, founding president of the Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss), board member of the Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA), director of European operations of IYBA, and a member of the Mediterranean Yacht Brokers Association. He also has served as an expert for several new-build arbitrations.