WCM Summer School organisation

For the WCM Summer School, WCM facilitates the cooperation between seven academic universities in The Netherlands on the subject of Maintenance Engineering, i.e. University of Groningen, Technical university of Delft, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands Defence Academy, University of Tilburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Twente.

The WCM Summer School is organised with help and financial support from World Class Maintenance by:

Dr. Jan Braaksma (Director WCM Summer School)

Dr. Jan Braaksma

Jan Braaksma is associate professor and manager of the chair of Asset Management & Maintenance Engineering at the University of Twente. He is the director of the WCM Summer School part of World Class Maintenance. He has worked for the University of Groningen (RuG) and the Dutch Defense Academy (NLDA). He holds a Master’s degree in Business and ICT and a PhD degree in Economics and Business. Jan’s research focuses on Asset Management and Maintenance Engineering with special attention for sustainable Asset Management, Asset Life Cycle Planning, systems integration and Design for Maintenance.

Ms. Marie-Cécile van Willigen (Management assistant)

Marie-Cécile is management assistant to the World Class Maintenance program. Together with Jan Braaksma, she organizes the WCM Summer School.

Ms. Carola-Joris Rijswijk (Communications manager)

Carola is responsible for World Class Maintenance PR & communications. Feel free to contact her for inquiries or press related subjects: