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Jouke Verstappen

Jouke Verstappen

YEP period 2022 - 2023, batch 27

Young Expert at Royal HaskoningDHV - Vietnam

YEP Role

As a Young Water Expert, I work on various climate resilience projects within the APAC region:

  • Mekong River delta flood and inundation simulation system (Vietnam).
  • Upscaling Private Sector Investment in Climate Adaptation in Asia and the Pacific

In addition, I work within our Research and Development climate data team. Within this team we generate high quality datasets that feeds our climate resilience software suite. I will also do business development for our climate risk software suite within the APAC region. 


  • Climate Risk Assessments
  • Climate Adaptation
  • Integrated Water Resource Management
  • Data analysis and visualisation
  • GIS, Geo-ICT
  • Programming (Python, R)


  • Nationality: Dutch
  • Education:
    • MSc International Land & Water Management | Specialization Adaptive Water Management | Minor Hydrology
    • BSc Earth & Economics | Minor Spatial Economics

Experience before YEP

  • Climate risk expert & digital water | Royal HaskoningDHV
  • Internship urban climate resilience | Arcadis Myanmar
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Organisation: Royal HaskoningDHV
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