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I am a researcher and strategic adviser with a broad international and national working experience as transport economist specialised in port masterplanning, freight logistics, shipping, and inland waterway transport. I consider myself an expert in field of forecasting, scenario planning, and dealing with very long term policy issues. In addition I have considerable experience with the preliminary design, modelling and financial/economic evaluation of new port developments as well as with the implementation of innovative inland waterway transport solutions.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD: Very Long Term Development of the Dutch Inland Waterway Transport System, Delft University of Technology

1 Mar 200913 May 2015

Award Date: 13 May 2015

Master's Degree, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Delft University of Technology

1 Sept 199616 Mar 2005

Award Date: 16 Mar 2005

Master's Degree, Transport Economics, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam

1 Sept 20009 Jun 2004

Award Date: 9 Jun 2004

External positions

Independent Consultant, Trends & Transport

1 Jan 2020 → …

Research and Business Development, Mercurius Shipping Group

1 Aug 2011 → …

Port Consultant, Transport Economist, and IWT Specialist, Royal HaskoningDHV

1 Nov 200531 Jul 2011

Research Employee

1 Jun 200431 Aug 2005

Assistent Logistics Engineer / Graduate Student

1 Sept 200331 May 2004


  • HB Economic Theory
  • Transport Economics
  • Port Economics
  • Forecasting
  • Logistics
  • TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
  • Ports
  • Inland Waterways
  • Infrastructure
  • VM Naval architecture. Shipbuilding. Marine engineering


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