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Bert Groothuizen

Bert Groothuizen
Bert GroothuizenName: A.G.M. (Bert) GroothuizenTitle: Civil Engineer (Msc), University of Technology, DelftPresent Position: Manager Marketing & Public Relations, Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors.
Bert Groothuizen graduated in 1975 from Delft University. He started in 1977. He was involved in the design of coastal protection projects, in breakwater design, in the closure of tidal dams and the engineering of the erosion protection of the Eastern Scheldt Storm Surge Barrier and many coastal and dredging projects in countries outside the Netherlands.In 1986 he was asked to take up the position as Area Manager Far East, residing in Singapore and Djakarta. He was responsible for the contracting and execution of dedging, marine construction and offshore projects in the region (Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Hongkong).From 1991 up to 2002 he left the dredging business and has been partner and CEO of a B2B management consultancy firm.From mid 2002 he joint Van Oord again, now in the position of Manager Corporate Marketing & Public Relations.