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Laurens Poelhekke

Laurens Poelhekke

YEP period 2017 - 2019, batch 11

Young Expert at CDR International - Vietnam

First position after YEP

Regional Business Manager at Boskalis, Singapore

YEP Role

South East Asia Representative and Water Resources Engineer.

As South East Asia Representative for CDR International, I am based in Hanoi, Vietnam, and work on the acquisition of new projects, general business development, coordination and as an engineer on projects. The regional focus is on the countries on Bangladesh, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam and Indonesia.

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  • Hydraulic and civil engineering
  • Business development
  • (Intercultural) Communication and facilitation
  • Project Management

Nationality: Dutch
Education: MSc. Hydraulic Engineering, Delft University of Technology


Experience before YEP

Please find me on LinkedIn for my past experience


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Organisation: CDR International
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