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Alexander de Ruijter

Alexander de Ruijter

Young Expert at Arcadis Nederland B.V. - Vietnam
YEP period 2019 - 2020, batch 16

YEP Role

As representative for the Water and Environment business of Arcadis Nederland in Vietnam, I contribute to the business development in the region and coordinate the relevant projects in Vietnam. Additionally, I lend my aid to the development and diversification of the business of Arcadis Vietnam. As a specialist in water management my key focus is on river and coastal management and city resilience.


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  • Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM)
  • Catchment hydrology
  • Hydrology and Geology of Deltas
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Project coordination
  • Team player
  • Culturally sensitive


Nationality: Dutch & Belgian

Education: BSc. International Land and Water Management (Minor GIS), MSc. International Land and Water Management (Minor Applied Hydrology).


Experience before YEP

  • 2015: Trainee at NHC in Bangladesh. Checking and improving of GIS database and development of prioritising scheme for the Jamuna-Meghna River Erosion Mitigation Project and Developing a SCADA report for the Irrigation Management Improvement Project of the Teesta Barrage.
  • 2018-2019: Specialist Water Management at Arcadis Nederland B.V.  
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Organisation: Arcadis Nederland B.V.
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