Hans Vermij is a transport economist and regional development expert at Royal HaskoningDHV where he holds the position of Sector Director, Inland Waterways and Transport.

Hans has more than 30 years of international professional experience having worked for more than 40 port authorities and 60 regional economic development agencies around the world.

He is an expert in project appraisals and the implementation of logistics concepts as well as in the assessment of logistics sites and economic zones (free zones and special economic zones) and terminals (rail, water and air).  In addition to his responsibilities for project managing numerous inland water projects around the world, Hans is also actively involved in assisting the set-up of production, warehouse and office facilities for international organisations.