Dirk-Jan Moens graduated from the Technical University Twente as a mechanical engineer in 1994. He has specialized in Operations Research and discrete event simulation. After fulfilling his military service, he started working in the simulation industry for F&H Simulations. In 2003 he started Talumis together with Steven Hamoen. Dirk-Jan has extensive experience in various simulation projects ranging from production, oil and gas supply to airport logistics.