Johan Bieleman has been working in the coating industry for more than 35 years. After holding management positions in the R &D and marketing for companies such as Servo-Delden BV / Elementis Specialties, Ciba/ EFKA, CP Kelco, he is now the owner of Delden Advice BV; a consultancy company specialized in coating technology.
His main career focus has been on the development and application of colorants, surface active agents, and catalysts, applied in paints, inks, plastics and related areas. In the course of his professional activities, Johan visited hundreds of paint companies, located all over the world.
Johan Bieleman is internationally known by the numerous technical articles and papers, most of these dealing with surfactants, colorants, driers and coating additives. He is the editor of "Additives for Coatings", a 400 pages book, published by Wiley-VCH in 2000.
Johan Bieleman was educated as an engineer in organic chemistry and concluded his studies in paint and polymer technology in 1971. He is an active member of the Dutch Society of Paint Technology.