Kris Visser has a BSc in Civil Engineering and has worked for over 25 years with various Dutch dredging companies. From 1989 on, he has been General Manager of J.G. Nelis responsible for the development of the Punaise. In 1995, when the PinPoint Dredging Company was formed by Boskalis, Ballast Nedam Dredging and J.G. Nelis, he became the coordinator of all activities related to this dredge.