Our team

Peter Hoogervorst download v-card
Peter Hoogervorststarted his career as a Marine Engineer and served in various ranks on Steam Turbine driven Oil Tankers and coastal operated Cable laying vessel.
He started as a Junior Marine Surveyor in 1982 and worked as an all-round surveyor with several Dutch based Survey bureaus. He joined Schoo & Co. as a Partner in 2001. Peter is experienced in handling all sort of technical inspections, Conditions Surveys and Hull & Machinery and P&I claims.
He also has a wide experience in various Shore and Maritime Transport related claims/inspections.
Peter is a registered surveyor, member of the Royal Dutch Society of Maritime Technicians and associated with various professional organisations. Peter is a qualified operator of Ultrasonic test equipment for hatch covers.

Kees-Jaap Budding download v-card
graduated from the Rotterdam Academy for Marine Engineers and served as Marine Engineer in various ranks on cargo ships and chemical tankers and is qualified as Chief Engineer.
After 14 years at sea he joined Schoo & Co. as Junior Surveyor in 1999 and as Partner in 2007.
Kees-Jaap is experienced in all types of H&M and P&I claims including bunker disputes representing various Interests.
He has carried out numerous condition and evaluation surveys including special ship types like (mega)yachts, navy, pipe-laying and mining vessels.
Kees-Jaap is a qualified operator of Ultrasonic test equipment for hatch covers.

Monica Kros download v-card
is the Office Manager of Schoo & Co. and the person you will most probably have the first contact with.
She also supervises the bookkeeping and administration department.