About Jurgen

Jurgen Cluytmans, Installations Design Manager at Fluxys Belgium NV/SA, began his professional career in 2006 as Inventory Controller at Fluxys Belgium NV/SA. He currently is leading a team of about 18 designers that create deliverables (design & as-built) in domains such as piping, civil works, electricity and instrumentation.

At the time he started working at Fluxys Belgium NV/SA, Jurgen Cluytmans also started his measurement career at the 2006 ABN AMRO IODA Optimist European Championship. Subsequently he held responsibilities serving as equipment inspector, deputy chief measurer and chief measurer at different sailing championships.

Following his election to a number of committees and subcommittees of the International Sailing Federation (ISAF) in 2012, he was appointed Equipment Inspection Chairman for the Santander 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships and Equipment Inspection Vice-Chairman for the Rio 2016 Olympic Summer Games.

After 4 years in office as subcommittee and working party member, World Sailing (formerly ISAF) nominated Jurgen to chair two sub-committees with regard to measurement and equipment for the period 2017-2020. During this period he also has led the Equipment Inspection team of the Aarhus 2018 Sailing World Championships and acted as Technical Committee Vice-Chairman for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Summer Games.

For the 2021-2024 quadrennium Jurgen continues his career in the technical branch of the International Federation and gets promoted to the leadership of the Equipment Committee. In order to provide for a good balance with obligations of a more private and work-related nature and in order to comply with the Board’s appointment strategy, he took a step back in the International Measurers Sub-Committee and continues as member/instructor.

In this cycle, he will act as Chair of the Technical Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition  

Jurgen Cluytmans holds a Master in Electromechanics (MSc) from Group T Leuven Engineering College (currently KU Leuven) and a Master of Pipeline Technology from Avans+.

Jurgen’s mother tongue is Dutch. In addition, Jurgen speaks English, French and a little German.

He was born in Edegem, Belgium on 4 May 1982.

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