Management Team

Erik Henstra

Managing Director

Mr. Henstra brings a wealth of experience in working with international customers and an entrepreneurial spirit to build sustainable business models jointly with customers and suppliers. During his tenure at LeasePlan, Mr. Henstra held various senior roles in finance, commerce and operations, including serving as managing director of LeasePlan The Netherlands. Mr. Henstra holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Nyenrode Business University and a master’s in economics from the University of Groningen, and he completed a post-master in controlling at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.

Robin A. Pol

Director Sales

Mr. Pol began with Trifleet in 1995 as its Technical Manager, and became the company’s Sales Director in 2006. With a Science degree in Technical Engineering, his long-standing and in-depth practical knowledge of the Global Container Business, and his growth with the company since its early years, Robin is uniquely qualified to handle the complexities of Container Leasing Sales while ensuring superior service to our customers.

Tanja Ruis

Director Finance

With a master degree in Accountancy and over six years experience as Finance Manager for both global and national companies, Tanja Ruis brings a high level of expertise and professionalism to her role as Trifleet’s Director Finance. Tanja joined the company in February 2010, having previously worked as Group Controller for the Dutch company, Onstream Group, and Financial Reporting Manager of AMEC’s Earth & Environmental Division in Canada.

Harold Chua

Director Sales Regional Accounts

Mr. Chua brings a life time experience in the South-East Asian container leasing industry to the management team. Before joining Trifleet, he was nearly 10 years responsible for marketing and sales with dry van lessor Xtra International. Harold started Trifleet’s Singapore office in 1999. As Director Sales he oversees commercial operations for the company’s worldwide regional clients since 2018.

Sander Boer

Director Legal & Compliance

Sander joined Trifleet in 2021 and has over 10 years’ experience working as Legal Counsel and Head of Legal in various industries. In addition he has managerial and supervisory experience in both family and private equity owned businesses. Sander has a master degree in Dutch Law, with a specialization in Commercial law. This, combined with his business acumen and pragmatism, means he is well equipped to ensure Trifleet conducts business in a safe, ethical and sustainable manner, and full compliance with laws and regulations.

GATX Corporation

Our parent, GATX Corporation was founded in 1898 and is based in Chicago, USA. The Company has become a leading global railcar lessor and strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company in the world by its customers, shareholders, employees, and the communities where it operates. GATX Corporation owns railcar fleets in North America, Europe, and Asia with a fleet of more 140,000 railcars and approximately 600 locomotives.

With more than a century of operational experience and know-how, GATX offers its customers support and services at the highest standard. Visit GATX Corporation to find out more.