MANAGEMENT TEAM

Eelco Boorsma

Eelco started his career as ship agent and chartering broker in the mid 1980’s and has been involved in project logistics with NMT Projects from 1990 onwards. Eelco has vast experience in project logistcs and specialized in management of Oil & Gas- and (renewable) power generation projects for international clients and EPC companies. Through the years Eelco has, together with his partners and co-workers, built the NMT organisation to it’s present status as a renowned hands-on project forwarder. Currently Eelco is the Global NMT Projects Group Director based in the Netherlands and jointly with the global office directors responsible for the group’s management and development.

Ric Earnshaw

Ric has been involved in project logistics since 2002. Previous to that he was in the engineering product supply industry for over 11 years. Ric has a wealth of operational knowledge and experience planning, managing and effecting the movement of oversize and heavy cargoes whether being one off shipments or for a major infrastructure project. Ric project directed the caisson and dolphin shipments for the Chevron Gorgon Project, Solomon Firetail and Kings Valley projects for Fortescue Minerals and recently Roy Hill Project Package 1 (Mine) for Samsung Mining & Construction. In total Ric has been the lead of over 1.3 million freight tonnes of cargo globally. Ric Earnshaw is the Chief Executive Officer of NMT Australia.

Janis Arlidge

Janis has over 20 years experience in finance, having worked in South Africa, England and Australia. Janis spent more than 10 years in project costing for the oil and gas industry both locally and internationally. She was in charge of cost controlling for the rebuild of the Collins class submarines, and later worked on subsea platforms and dive spreads with an American commercial diving firm. Since joining NMT in 2010 Janis has managed the company’s financial growth, in excess of 150 million dollars, including developing, incorporating and financially managing the China and Thailand offices. Janis Arlidge is the Managing Director of NMT Australia.

David Burnham

David joined NMT in 2010 and brings over 20 years experience in logistics and supply chain management. David gained first hand knowledge working for a heavy lift carrier in Singapore, before returning to Australia, where he effectively managed and delivered on projects including BHP, Rio Tinto and FMG. David has project managed over 2 million freight tonnes in the past 7 years, with operations including barging, full and complete charters, RORO and inland heavy haulage. Specializing in heavy lift and oversize cargo is David’s niche area, with cargo ranging from stacker / reclaimer, shiploaders, modular structural steel to wharf installation and more. David has travelled extensively for business gaining first hand exposure to port and site operations. All of this has attributed to his wealth of knowledge. David Burnham is the Operations Director of NMT Australia.

Vivian Verma

 Vivian has a Master Marine degree and has over 22 years of sailing experience on various types of vessels (Ro-Ro, Tankers, Bulk Carriers and Containers vessels). After his career at sea, Vivian started in the project cargo business handling all types cargo handling, ocean transportation, chartering and road-transportation. With 21 years of onshore experience combined with his 22 years offshore, Vivian is a of high value within the organisation. Vivian Verma is Managing Director of NMT Dubai.

Olga Baez

With over 28 years of experience in the field of International Logistics and previous work history for such companies as Hellmann Worldwide, Stewart & Stevenson, and World Commerce she helped establish the NMT Houston office in April of 2004 serving as Vice President from 2004 – 2008 before being named President. In 2008 she was the recipient of the Outstanding Women in Transportation award by the Journal of Commerce in recognition of her contributions, leadership, and visibility of women in transportation. Olga has been a member of the Organization of International Trade “OWIT” - Houston Chapter since 2009 and has served on the Board as both Secretary and Treasurer. Olga Baez is the Managing Director of NMT USA.