Professor, Cognitive Psicology at Leiden University
Jop is a human factor specialist at Leiden University with more than 35 year’s experience in a range of industries.
He started his career investigating causes and backgrounds of marine accidents. In the mid-eighties his field of interest moved to the petrochemical industry where he was involved in a project aimed at giving the Royal Dutch Shell plc safety performance new momentum.
A research team including Manchester and Aberdeen Universities together with Shell developed a range of tools were that are now main stream in the industry.