After two years serving as a Lieutenant at the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps, Sander Vergroesen started at The International University of Hospitality Management in The Hague where he graduated as BBA in 1984. Since then, he gained more than twenty years of experience in various (senior) management positions in commercial services.
From 2009 to 2011 Sander Vergroesen was active in the Arabian Gulf area and based in Dubai where he served as Owners Representative for iPS.
Before joining IRO in October 2011 he worked as Business Development Manager Oil & Gas for iPS Capelle aan den Ijssel, The Netherlands.
Since 1 January 2012 Sander is Managing Director of IRO, the Association of Dutch Suppliers in the Oil and Gas Industry and Offshore Renewable Industry.