All for one goal

PAL-V International B.V. started in 2001 to design a roadable aircraft. It evaluated many potential technologies and created numerous concepts in cooperation with well-known research institutes and universities. The most important breakthrough was the maturing of the DVC tilting technology in 2005. This brought into reach the design of a real flying car instead of a roadable aircraft.

Executive Team

Robert Dingemanse
Ir Robert Dingemanse MBA

CEO & Co-founder

After graduating from Delft University of Technology in electrical engineering and earning an MBA from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Robert started his career at Philips Electronics. Since 2003 he has started up numerous ventures. Within PAL-V he is responsible for general management and strategy.

What drives me is to create the first commercially viable flying car on the market
Bartjan Rietdijk
Bartjan Rietdijk MSc

R&D Manager

Bartjan is an experienced engineering manager working in the aircraft industry since 1988. Involved in several international aircraft development programs from conceptual design to detail design of interior, systems and airframe end items for business jets, large aircraft, military helicopters and fighters. After graduation at the TUD, he has held various positions in both functional and project areas.

The combination of technology and people makes the PAL-V Liberty fly
Mike Stekelenburg
Mike Stekelenburg Bsc

Chief Engineer

Since his graduation in electronics, Mike has been working in high-tech innovation, acting as innovation manager or general manager. Mike created new breakthrough product lines in very different business environments for Royal Philips Electronics, Thomson and FEI Company (listed on Nasdaq). For PAL-V, he is responsible for overall system design and integration.

Our persistence in addressing the challenges is extraordinary
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Marco van den Bosch

CCO/VP Western Europe

Marco started his flight training at the Royal Netherlands Air Force. After which he held various sales and marketing positions in the IT industry, ending up as Director of Claris/Filemaker Benelux, the software department of Apple Computer. In 1998 he started as an entrepreneur, founding a number of successful companies specialized in building online sales and retail channels. With these companies he built channels for high-end brands in Europe and the USA, specialized in IT, customer electronics and sports channels. Marco is CCO for PAL-V, in which he will share his enthusiasm and passion for flying & driving in the new future off mobility.

Working on making a dream come true is extraordinary
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Meet the non-executive team

Non-Executive Team

The Sales Team

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Marco van den Bosch

VP Western Europe

Marco started his flight training at the Royal Netherlands Air Force. After which he held various sales and marketing positions in the IT industry, ending up as Director of Claris/Filemaker Benelux, the software department of Apple Computer. In 1998 he started as an entrepreneur, founding a number of successful companies specialized in building online sales and retail channels. With these companies he built channels for high-end brands in Europe and the USA, specialized in IT, customer electronics and sports channels. Marco is CCO and VP Western Europe for PAL-V, in which he will share his enthusiasm and passion for flying & driving in the new future off mobility.

Joris Wolters
Joris Wolters

Marketing and Sales Officer

While writing his bachelor thesis Joris Wolters came in contact with PAL-V. After graduating from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences he started at PAL-V. Motivated by his passion for aviation and with the vision to change the future of mobility, he is now as Marketing and Sales Officer for PAL-V.

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Carlo Maasbommel

Vice President International Business Development

Born and raised in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Carlo started his early life at the Dutch Defence. After his time in the Dutch Defence he went to Gibraltar to become manager for secretarial services. A specialist in forming incorporations for high net worth individuals and offshore constructions world wide. CEO for several companies with main purpose funding and business development. From 2017 till present active at PAL-V as Vice President International Business Development for PAL-V.

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Richard Crombach

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Richard has close to three decades of professional experience in his respective fields of providing innovative wealth management services to institutional investors and private investors/families. He has been working with asset management firms and banks on strategic advisory engagements focused on solving complex business issues across a wide variety of business functions. He had the honour to work for Ferrari and Porsche in key positions. While sharing his passion for fast cars and aviation Richard is now setting up the sales channels in Switzerland for PAL-V.

Rene Van Broekhoven
René van Broekhoven

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Born and raised in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, René started his early life at the Royal Dutch Marines. The following years, he was introduced to international business and management. He has developed his own businesses and has consulted large international companies helping them reaching the next level, seeking investors, big clients and introducing them to safety and security plans. René is a very experienced international trade and logistics manager. He held various positions in international logistics and operational management. For PAL-V René is active on international business development and sales.

Taco Van Someren
Prof. Dr. Taco C.R. van Someren

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

He is former Partner and Director KPMG. Taco is internationally renowned for creating the business of the future by his own developed methodology Strategic Innovation applied in many industries worldwide. Taco is active a.o. as advisor European Commission, advisor several European member states and local governments, professor at several universities, President of International Affairs of the Rotterdamsche Aero Club, President Advisory Board Aerocircular, Advisory Board Central Solar Power Association (VZKC). For PAL-V Taco is active on international business development and sales.

PAL-V NORTH AMERICA

Mark Jennings Bates
Mark Jennings-Bates

VP SALES NORTH AMERICA

Mark has been entrepreneur since his teenage years and was accepted as one of the youngest Fellows of the prestigious Institute of Sales and Marketing Management in the UK. His business interests have given him a very broad experience in many industries from adventure guiding to real estate development. He has also led teams on aviation world record adventures. For PAL-V Mark is responsible for Sales in North America.

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Garry Paquette

VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT NORTH AMERICA

Gary has been an active pilot since 1979. He current holds multiple ratings including commercial IFR ratings. He has flown and owned various aircraft and now flies a Cirrus SR22T. Gary was involved in many standard organisations, including 1st Lt in the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, Angel Flight West (medical flights). He is a licensed FAA Safety Trainer. He has years of experience in successful technology start-ups and Mergers and Acquisitions. For PAL-V he is spearheading the business development in North America.

PAL-V SE ASIA

Remco Verwoerd
Remco Verwoerd

VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASIA PACIFIC

Remco is born and raised in the Netherlands and started to work abroad since 1995. He graduated from the University of Utrecht and has been working for many years in the consultancy and consumer goods industries in Europe and Asia, holding various CEO positions. For PAL-V Remco is responsible for Business Development in Asia Pacific and is located in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.

PAL-V Middle East

Khalil Malaeb
Khalil Malaeb

VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MIDDLE EAST

Khalil is a visionary business man with vast management and consultancy experience in various industries. Starting his career as electrical/biomedical engineer Khalil was partner of various companies in Kuwait, Lebanon, Egypt and Qatar. For PAL-V Khalil is now responsible for the business development in the Middle East.

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