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Rogier Pennings

Rogier  Pennings

History: Young Expert at MDF Training & Consultancy B.V. - Vietnam
YEP period 2016 - 2017, batch 9

Position after YEP

Managing Director a.i. at Engineering Chemicals B.V., the Netherlands

YEP Role

The water and climate change sectors in Vietnam are growing rapidly. This means that there is an increasing need for support to achieve more effective, efficient and sustainable management of available water resources in pursuit of sustainable development. As a Young Expert, I was responsible for developing a market assessment (and building on the opportunities) in the water, environment and climate change sectors in Vietnam. Furthermore, I was involved in designing and delivering new tailor-made trainings, consultancies and business development activities.


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Skills

  • Project management
  • Teamwork
  • Planning and organization
  • Facilitation and presentation
  • Problem solving
  • Process optimization
  • Data analysis
Background

Nationality: Dutch
Education: MSc Transport & Planning (Civil Engineering) – With Distinction – Delft University of Technology,  BSc Civil Engineering – Delft University of Technology

 

Experience before YEP

My interest is in the dynamics between water, urban development and transport. With the current global developments in these fields, such as the increasing urbanization, climate change and limitations on resources, I see the challenge in effectively and efficiently guiding sustainable development processes through this landscape. With my broad past experiences, I have built on this interest.

My past roles and jobs include:

  • Management Consultant at Newton Europe
  • Intern at UN-Habitat New York Office
  • Graduate Intern at Arcadis
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Organisation: MDF Training & Consultancy B.V.
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