Head of Aerostructures R&D
GKN Aerospace Fokker
Arnt Offringa studied aerospace engineering at the University of Delft. He started his career in 1985 as a design engineer at Fokker Aircraft. In 1989, he joined Fokker Special Products and started a market-oriented thermoplastics R&D effort. In 1991, an R&D department was created and in 1996, he became manager of engineering. In 2003, Arnt became director of R&D of Fokker Aerostructures. He is now head of Aerostructures R&D at GKN Aerospace Fokker.
Arnt is a past president of SAMPE Europe and is a member of the SAMPE Global Board.