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Johannes de Groot

Johannes de Groot

YEP period 2017 - 2018, batch 10

Young Expert at Arcadis Nederland B.V. - Myanmar

First position after YEP

Specialist Geotechnical Engineering and Flood Protection at Arcadis, the Netherlands

YEP Role

Since February 2017 I was working for Arcadis in Myanmar as a Specialist Geotechnical Engineering and Flood Protections. I was involved in the “Integrated Ayeyarwady Delta Strategy (IADS)” and “Consultation Sessions for the State of the Ayeyarwady Basin (SOBA)” projects. My key activities were: data collection, baseline studies, project coordination, capacity building and creating a broad network of organisations and governments.

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  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Water Management
  • Coastal and river morphology
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Integrated water management
  • Lectures and trainings
  • Team player

Nationality: Dutch
Education: BSc. Civil Engineering and MSc. Physical Geography


Experience before YEP

  • 2012-2013: Support for Flood Protection Team at Hoogheemraadschap de Stichtse Rijnlanden, Houten
  • 2014-2016: Specialist Geotechnical Engineering and Flood Protection at Arcadis Nederland B.V., Arnhem
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Organisation: Arcadis Nederland B.V.
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