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Bas Agerbeek

Bas Agerbeek

YEP period 2018 - 2020, batch 14

Young Expert at Arcadis Nederland B.V. - the Netherlands

First position after YEP

Project Officer Water Management at Arcadis, the Netherlands

YEP Role

As a Young Expert, I work on many projects in deltas concerning water management. My work is content oriented – I am working on projects making hydrological assessments, doing GIS analyses, modelling, performing and overseeing fieldwork, and writing reports. 



  • GIS
  • Integrated Water Resource Management
  • Data analysis
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Hydrologic modelling (Sobek, PCSWMM, Infoworks, Delft3D)
  • Teamwork
  • Analytical and critical thinking

Nationality: Dutch
Education: Msc Earth and Environment, specialization: Hydrology and Water Resources


Experience before YEP

02/2017 – 06/2018: Arcadis | Junior Consultant Hydrology. Fully content oriented position, with similar tasks as my current YEP position excluding the network-oriented part.

06/2016 – 11/2016: Witteveen+Bos & Wageningen University | Intern. Working on a hydrological modelling study in the Hydrodynamics and Morphology group.

09/2015 – 12/2016: Wageningen University & University Federal de Viçosa  | Research assistant. Working on a research linking water availability to land-use and climate change in the Federal District of Brasilia.

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Organisation: Arcadis Nederland B.V.
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