Theo Juurlink is Officer-in-Charge of the Engineering and Development Section of the International Monitoring System (IMS) Division. The section deals with the engineering and establishment of Monitoring Stations in all IMS technologies. From 2007 to 2014 he was the Coordinator of the IMS Division. Prior to that he was active in various positions in the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) from 1997 to 2007, including as a senior verification officer and senior inspector. Following completion of his master’s degree in Geology and Chemistry he started his career in chemical industry. He has a wealth of experience in Industry and international organisations, specifically in non-proliferation and disarmament.