Royal HaskoningDHV announces three key new appointments within its Water Business Line, to further drive the company’s successful partnerships in water– particularly flood resilience and smart water – and enhance its digital service development.
The new appointments are: Lennart Silvis to the role of Global Director Water Partnerships & Business Development; Lisette Heuer as Global Director Flood Resilience, and Djeevan Schiferli as lead for the Digital Water Lab.
Anke Mastenbroek, Director Business Line Water, said: “We are very clear on our direction for the Water business line, and these three appointments are pivotal in achieving our goals for growth, innovation and partnership, particularly in our Leading Services: Flood Resilience in Urban Areas and Smart Water in Cities.
“As a team we are enormously committed to driving solutions and innovations that will help address the world’s water challenges. Tackling flood resilience to smart water solutions for cities across the globe, we are now in an even stronger position to innovate, create and affiliate.”
Lennart joins Royal HaskoningDHV after seven years as Managing Director of Netherlands Water Partnership. As a well-known and respected industry figure, his connections and experience will play a pivotal role in creating and extending water-related strategic partnerships for Royal HaskoningDHV bringing parties together to widen by expanding the portfolio with digital and innovative services. “I am extremely passionate about creating partnerships that could ultimately impact the world’s water challenges,” says Lennart. “This passion resonates with the RHDHV brand promise of ‘Enhancing Society Together and I look forward to get started and make it happen.”He will take on his new role as of 1 September 2018.
Lisette has a 20-year track record in flood resilience and proven ability in boosting commercial performance. Her experience has largely been gained within Royal HaskoningDHV where she has covered parallel roles as Technical Director, COO and spearheading Digital & Automated Engineering in the Water Business Line. Lisette is focusing on driving further growth; particularly in flood resilience for highly complex urban environments via innovation and digital solutions.
Djeevan Schiferli joins Royal HaskoningDHV from Innogy and previously, IBM. Djeevan has a strong track record in helping organisations transform through leveraging data, digital tools, innovation and new business development. He is leading the DigitalLab which focuses on developing new digital services and innovations and acts as a seed stage accelerator for emerging ideas to accelerate development and scaling up of digital and data driven services.