Sandor Matla is 44 years and graduated as Chemical Engineer in 1994. After a brief carrier in the chemical industry a move to acoustic engineering was made. For over 17 years Sandor gained experience in various disciplines in the yacht acoustics industry. Nowadays his focus is on SEA noise predictions, trouble-shooting following on-site inspections and noise and vibration measurements and expertise of acoustic aspects on board composite yachts. Furthermore Sandor conducts Transmission Loss Factor tests in the recent build test facility at Van Cappellen Consultancy and is performing R&D for amongst others new products for the marine industry.