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Yannick Severin

Yannick  Severin

History: Young Expert at Witteveen + Bos - Indonesia
YEP period 2016 - 2018, batch 9

Position after YEP

Business Developer at Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands

YEP Role

I worked on projects aiming to increase the sustainability of the industrial sector in Indonesia, in particular the palm oil industry. I was involved as a technical expert and project manager in all projects regarding water and wastewater treatment, sustainable development of industrial sectors, and resource valorization. Furthermore, I was responsible for developing new business opportunities in order to meet the project targets.

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I am a process engineer, with broad international and technical backgrounds, active in the water and energy sectors. On one hand, I am dedicated to multi-disciplinary projects in the industrial sector where my advisory and engineering experience ranges from conceptual development of water treatment solutions to process optimization, as well as water and energy footprint reduction. I have acquired extensive know-how one electrolyte solution modelling to provide the best solutions to complex water sources such as produced water. On the other hand, I play an active role in the development of drinking water projects in Africa (Burundi, Niger, DRC) in which I apply my technical knowledge and develops project management skills.



Nationality: Dutch / Belgian
Education: MSc. In Environmental and Energy Engineering - National Institute of Applied Sciences, Lyon


Experience before YEP

I have worked for 3 years as a process engineer in the Water, Energy and Environment Sector at Witteveen+Bos, consulting engineers.

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Organisation: Witteveen + Bos
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