Kirstin Timpte was born 8th September 1986 in Dinslaken, Germany. Kirstin grew up in Germany and studied in the Netherlands, where she graduated in International Economics and Business in 2012 at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Her interests and possibilities are best placed in an international and maritime environment, preferably the offshore industry. She gained experiences in a techno-startup specialising in crew transfer vessel monitoring and data analysis dedicated to improving efficiency and safety in offshore operations. In 2016, she joined SMST Designers & Constructors where she is now the manager of the sales department. Kirstin works as part of their strategic and economic effort and establishing new markets.