History: Young Expert at Royal HaskoningDHV - Vietnam
YEP period 2017 - 2018, batch 13
Position after YEP
Consultant Flood Resilience & IWRM at Royal HaskoningDHV, the Netherlands
Luuk works on the ‘Mekong Integrated Water Resources Management Project – Development of the Decision Support System for Sesan and Srepok River Basins’ (DSS 2S), funded by the World Bank. He acts as IWRM / Flood Resilience Consultant, assisting both international and national experts from HaskoningDHV and partners in their tasks. Next to his contribution to the DSS 2S project, Luuk is involved in other projects carried out by RHDHV such as Mekong Delta Plan Implementation (Vietnam), Southwest Area Integrated Water Recourses Planning & Management Project (Bangladesh) and the Scoping Study on Flood Risk Modeling for Yangon City and Flood Hazard Modeling for Greater Yangon Region (Myanmar). Finally, Luuk also contributes to RHDHV’s business development efforts in the region, e.g. write and coordinate technical proposals, attend meetings and conferences and liaise with potential clients.
Strategic hydrological and hydraulic system assessments, flood hazard and vulnerability assessments, project management and control, composing well-structured reports, analyses and policy documents, proposal writing, CROPWAT, MS Project, Multi-Criteria-Analysis, Stakeholder Analysis, Environmental and Social Impact Assessments.
Education: Wageningen University, International Land and Water Management, Specialization in Integrated Water Management. Diploma MSc (2013), Wageningen University, International Land and Water Management. Diploma BSc (2012)
Experience before YEP
Before being send to Vietnam with the support of YEP, Luuk has worked for Royal HaskoningDHV for three years. During these three years he has worked both on national and international projects concerning water management, ranging from strengthening of embankments in the Netherlands to a water balance study and integrated assessment of an irrigation system rehabilitation in Northern Nigeria.