Owner and founder of Wester Naval Architecture is Paul Wester. After his graduation as a Naval Architect from Business School Haarlem he worked for several years in Indonesia in different shipyards. He coordinated local teams in building small ships. After these years he worked for a number of big companies in the Netherlands. He was responsible for sales activities, buying materials, technical coordination of software development, CAD/CAM Engineering as well as training coworkers both within the Netherlands and abroad. His management skills were trained by planning and leading projects. He built a huge experience in designing, engineering and managing the whole process.
In 2008 he was ready to start his own business: Wester Naval Architecture. Starting as sole proprietor Wester Naval Architecture is now a Public Limited Liability Company. Wester-NA works closely together with a number of partners and thereby capable of working on larger projects. Wester Naval Architecture developed special experience in (re)designing classical yachts.