Hein Velema

General Manager

Mobile: +33 6 07 93 66 76

Office: +377 97 77 67 57

Languages: Dutch, English, French

Hein has joined TWW Yachts as general manager and plays a strategic role in growing the company. Hein’s goal is to create the best workplace for brokers and to support the individual brokers to become the best in the industry.   


Hein Velema has a master degree in Economics and was a business consultant for a decade before joining the prestigious superyacht builder Feadship as a director. Hein was responsible for coordinating all sales activities, marketing and the foreign offices. The last 4 years at Feadship Hein was also general manager of De Voogt Naval Architects, the in-house design and engineering company. In the 11 years at Feadship Hein was active in HISWA, the Dutch yachting association and Hein was the founding president of SYBAss, the superyacht builders association. 


In 2007 Hein joined Fraser Yachts in Monaco as commercial director and was promoted to be CEO early 2009. Hein was one of the founders and vice president of LYBRA, the large brokers association. 


In the last years Hein worked with ISA Yachts in Ancona, Italy, Worth Avenue Yachts in Monaco and as a business consultant with Engel & Völkers Yachting in Luxembourg, ICON Yachts in the Netherlands, Yatco and IYBA in the US, Vessel Value in the UK and a family office in the Middle East. 


Hein is married, has 4 daughters and 2 grandchildren. 

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