Chris de Jong
Chris is in charge of coordinating all sales activities and operational processes at Helian Polymers. His role ensures that we can promptly respond to customer needs by aligning these processes effectively. This allows us to deliver on our promise of quick and low-risk development of new sustainable material transitions.
Kim van der Heul
Ruud is the CEO of Helian Polymers and a true PHA enthusiast. He leads the way for Helian, constantly seeking applications where PHA could effectively replace traditional plastics. He is unafraid to explore unconventional approaches to reduce the microplastics problem.
As an R&D project manager at Helian Polymers BV, Nydia is in charge of different commercial R&D projects, various European Horizon 2020 projects, and customer requests.
She is responsible for coordinating and administrating resources and budget, with the aim to ensure that the projects are delivered on-time and within the scope.
Together with her colleague Jon Donkers, they are actively developing suitable PHA based materials according to customers’ needs.
Since Spanish is her native language, she also supports and assists their Spanish and LATAM customers and market.
If research needs to be conducted on the properties required for a new material and how it can be implemented, then Jon, as the head of R&D, is the go-to person. Jon, our in-house expert, actively engages with customer queries and constantly seeks better and more efficient solutions. When developing a new compound, Jon is involved from the beginning to the end of the process. He also readily assists with the implementation of these new materials at client locations.