IT & Projects Team

With the increasing importance of data and technology in the STM publishing industry in particular, Atlantis Press over the years gradually transformed into an IT-driven publisher with a highly skilled team of IT and product specialists. Please meet our IT & projects team below.
Gerard van Helden

Gerard van Helden

Gerard van Helden is the Head of IT Development for Atlantis Press responsible for planning and implementation of the IT development and maintenance strategy as well as managing the wider team of IT developers spread across multiple locations (soon to be expanded to Chennai, India). He has been working as an IT developer and manager since 2000 mainly developing web applications, a ticketing system for football clubs and cultural/theatrical organizations, and generally managing IT teams for several start-up as well as scale-up companies. Gerard's core expertise is full-stack developer with a strong focus on agile software solutions. Prior to joining Atlantis Press he was senior full-stack developer (Java, Python, TypeScript, ReactJSX) for the Dutch government. He subsequently joined the Atlantis Press IT team in September 2018 and was promoted to Head of IT Development in March 2020.

Martijn Vogten

Martijn Vogten

Martijn Vogten is a cloud specialist and Senior Software Engineer in the Atlantis Press IT & projects team responsible for system architecture design and 24/7 IT support. After obtaining a Master's degree in Applied Physics at Delft University in The Netherlands, Martijn started his IT career at one of the leading Dutch software companies where he developed web applications with Java and JavaScript. Since 2005 he has been active as an independent software engineer and systems architect for a number of leading brands as well as a web application startup. His core expertise is in the design of highly available and highly scalable systems. Martijn joined the Atlantis Press IT team in early 2017 and works from Delft in The Netherlands.

Debora Woinke

Debora Woinke

Debora Woinke is Product Manager in the Atlantis Press IT & projects team responsible for project management, testing, roll-out and commer-cialization of new AP products, technical features and processes. After obtaining a degree in Art History, Debora graduated in Sciences and Technologies of Information and Communication at the Free University of Brussels (ULB) in Belgium. Since then she worked as freelance translator, copy editor and IT advisor, and in 2017 founded a small publishing company specialized in art books. Debora joined Atlantis Press in 2016 where she initially managed the production of proceedings and books and was also responsible for indexation, archiving and setting up communication strategies for new publishing projects. She was promoted to Junior Publisher for the Atlantis Press proprietary journals portfolio in early 2018 and moved into her current role as Product Manager in late 2019 based in Brussels, Belgium.

Inge Balqis

Inge Balqis

Inge Balqis is Project Assistant in the Atlantis Press IT & projects team responsible for providing administrative support to ongoing projects. After attending international schools in Dubai (Star International School) and Indonesia (Canggu Community School), she obtained her International Baccalaureate (IB) from Amsterdam International Community School in The Netherlands in June 2019. She currently studies at Erasmus University Rotterdam where she attends a Bachelor's program in Liberal Arts & Sciences with a specialization in the Life Sciences. Inge joined Atlantis Press in her current role as Project Assistant in January 2020 and is based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.