Jurien van Rongen


Jurien entered the marine industry in the late 1980s as one of the first apprentices at what would grow to become one of Australia’s largest shipbuilders. After completing his time, he ran his own businesses for many years before joining with Mark to establish Evolution Commercial in 2010. Jurien has a wealth of knowledge in all facets of boat building and has hands-on experience in building vessels up to 86m long.

Jurien leads by example and demonstrates enthusiasm that is infectious and streams down the line to all staff. Jurien is very inventive, a forward thinker, and a number of the efficiency reductions in the company have come from his extensive knowledge. These include using the latest machinery, thus reducing man-hours in production to developing and initiating new software and programming that concentrate on streamlining the projects.

Jurien has a “Can Do” attitude with a vision for the company that is transparent to the management and staff and driving its future and success.