Frans Hamer

Flood Defenses

+31(0)88335 8093

Frans Hamer has a MSc. Degree from the University of Delft and over 25 years of experience in national and international projects. He gained his professional experience in national and international research projects, realization of complex civil/coastal engineering works, water sector policy making and the management of multidisciplinary programs on port development.

His particular area of expertise is coastal engineering, river engineering, dredging, cost engineering, flood protection, probabilistic design, port development and water policy. He has lectured on coastal engineering and probabilistic design at the International Institute for Infrastructure, Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (IHE) at Delft and at the University of Delft in the Netherlands.

Working experience

2008 - Present Deltares Project Manager
2003 - 2008 Rijkswaterstaat Construction Department Project Manager
2002 - 2003 Rijkswaterstaat Head Office Policy Advisor
1997 - 2002 Rijkswaterstaat Maasvlakte Project Manager
1994 - 1997 Rijkswaterstaat Head of Department
1991 - 1994 Rijkswaterstaat Head Office Policy Advisor
1987 - 1991 Department of Foreign Affairs, post Managua, Nicaragua Project Manager
1985 - 1987 Rijkswaterstaat, Road- and Civil Engineering Department, Utrecht, NL Project Manager
1979 - 1985 Rijkswaterstaat, Deltadienst, The Hague/Burghsluis, NL Project Manager
1977 - 1979 DOSbouw Contractors, Burghsluis, NL Technical
1974 NEDECO Consultants, The Hague, NL Technical