Our Global Leadership Team (GLT)

Malcolm Cooper

Chief Executive Officer

Malcolm joined VPS in 2016 and his previous role was Global Operational Excellence Manager with SGS, where he spent 10 years in different management positions. Prior to this Malcolm gained 20 years of experience in general management and hands-on testing roles in analytical laboratories including BP. He has a BSc (Hons) Applied Chemistry and PhD in Analytical Chemistry.

Renze Vonk

Chief Financial Officer

Renze joined VPS in 2015 and he has 15 years of experience in various finance and business control positions at Smartwares and DSM. He has a MSc degree in Business Economics and has an Executive Master of Finance and Control. Renze is responsible for Finance and IT and focuses on the transition towards a data driven organization.

Steve Bee

Group Commercial Director

Steve joined VPS in 2016 and his previous role was Global Business Director at Intertek Shipcare, where he was responsible for business strategy and autonomous running of Global Marine Services. Steve has more than 20 years of sales experience and 10 years of experience as an R&D chemist with BNFL, ICI and Sanofi, with a BSc (Hons) in Analytical Chemistry.

Chris Alberto

Regional Director Americas

Chris joined VPS in 2019 and is responsible for leading operations across the Americas. Chris also takes the lead on QHSE matters globally. He has a strong TIC sector background, having started his career as a Chemist/Inspector in Chicago. Chris has worked for several large TIC companies including SGS where he undertook numerous key roles culminating the role of Americas VP of the Oil, Gas & Chemicals business.

Rahul Choudhuri

Regional Director AMEA

Rahul has been with VPS and its predecessors for more than 29 years and is responsible for leading the operations in Asia, the Middle East and Africa. A former ship Captain, Rahul also takes the lead on bunkering matters globally. He has been a member of the Technical Committee for bunkering in Singapore that oversees development of all bunkering standards. He has an MBA from Henley Management College, UK.

Our Teams


VPS Sales & Support Offices

VPS Laboratories

Group Roles

Paul Parkinson

Group OCM Business Development Manager

Adrian Allman

MLA III, Group OCM Operational Development Manager

John Oosthoek

Group Business Development Manager Data & Analytics