About the instructors
The course instructors, Valentijn and Laura, have years of experience forecasting waves, weather, and storms that they want to share with you.
Valentijn studied Meteorology and Oceanography in Europe, the USA and Australia. He worked in offshore weather throughout and most recently led the marine forecasting team at one of the largest weather companies in the world.
Laura studied in Europe and did research on tropical weather at the University of Hawaii. She worked as an operational meteorologist for the North Sea and for the tropics, and has been a weather presenter for TV and Radio channels.