Oskars Zivtins becomes manager of Water And Infrastructure PMC in Latvia
Oskars Zivtins has been appointed manager of the Water and Infrastructure PMC in Latvia, with effect from 1 October 2016. He will also head the Witteveen+Bos office in Riga. The PMC is largely concerned with the development of port districts and the design of sustainable infrastructure.
Martijn Akkerman appointed General Manager of London office
Martijn Akkerman is the new general manager of our London office, a post he took up on 22 February 2017. Martijn joined Witteveen+Bos in 1998 on graduation from Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, where he studied Civil Engineering with a specialisation in traffic and transport. He went on to manage the Witteveen+Bos office in Riga, where his activities included helping to produce a mobility plan for the city.
Leonie Koops appointed manager of Integrated Contracts PMC
Leonie Koops has taken over as manager of the Integrated Contracts PMC, with effect from 1 January 2017. Leonie studied Civil Engineering at Delft University of Technology and joined Witteveen+Bos in 1999. Leonie’s new role as leader of the Integrated Contracts PMC will make very good use of her extensive experience in project and process management as she strives to strengthen the position of the PMC among public- and private-sector clients.
Steven Delfgaauw succeeds Theo Salet as leader of Buildings PMC
Steven Delfgaauw became manager of the Buildings PMC on 1 February 2017, taking over from Theo Salet. Steven studied Civil Engineering at Delft University of Technology and spent the first eight years of his career as a geotechnology consultant and project leader with Tauw. He joined Witteveen+Bos in 2002. In addition to his activities as project manager, he was responsible for setting up the Underground Construction and Geotechnical Engineering group.
Theo Salet to pursue company-wide innovation
With effect from 1 February 2017, Theo Salet is responsible for promoting innovation within all business lines. The aim is to develop, valorise and implement high-quality knowledge in association with potential partners and the international network hubs. Particular attention will be devoted to the opportunities created by ongoing digitisation. Theo joined Witteveen+Bos in 1998. For the last five years he has combined his role of leader of the Buildings PMC with that of professor at Eindhoven University of Technology (Department of the Built Environment), specialising in concrete structures.
Maarten-Kees van Breukelen becomes leader of Smart Infra Systems PMC
Maarten-Kees van Breukelen is the new leader of the Smart Infra Systems (SIS) PMC (formerly known as Rail Infrastructure). He took up the post on 1 February 2017. Maarten-Kees studied Civil Engineering at Delft University of Technology before joining Witteveen+Bos in 2006. He quickly rose to become project leader and leader of the Systems Engineering and Contract Management group. In his new role he will seek to strengthen the position of SIS among important clients such as Rijkswaterstaat, ProRail, provincial authorities and contractors.
Wim van den Berg becomes General Manager in Breda
Wim van den Berg took over as general manager of the Breda office on 1 April 2017. Wim studied Construction Management and Engineering before joining Witteveen+Bos in 2009. He succeeds Erwin Castelijn, who is to focus on business development for the Information Technology PMC.
Ruud Bouw is new leader of Coasts, Rivers and Land Reclamation PMC
Ruud Bouw has been named as the new leader of the Coasts, Rivers and Land Reclamation PMC, with effect from 6 April 2017. He succeeds Stephan van der Biezen. Ruud joined Witteveen+Bos in 2005, having gained his degree in Hydraulic Engineering from Delft University of Technology. He became head of the Coast and River Hydraulic Engineering group in 2011.