Jeroen van DonselaarCaptain at Cruise Industry
Jeroen has been at sea for 34 years on cruise ships, 19 years as captain. He thought he had experienced it all until COVID-19 hit. Captain Jeroen will share his experiences of stopping cruise operations and sail to various Asian countries delivering his crew home. He will offer the successful strategies he used to strengthen crew resilience, communication and engagement even during social distancing. This will be a personal insight at being away for many months during the pandemic balancing the dynamics as a captain, a father with small kids at home and wife whom was also a former seafarer.