Our Netherlands office offers specialized architectural, engineering, construction management, and CQV services to various sectors, including life sciences: pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, novel therapies, and the animal health industries. We excel in producing flexible and innovative cGMP facilities utilizing modern design technologies for our clients across Europe.
The DPS team is built around people that value effective communication, share their expertise, and work on each client project with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude. We understand our customers’ needs and focus on our relationship, not just the bottom line, which is why 85% of our business comes from repeat clients.
Simon is an experienced business leader with over 25 years experience in Engineering design and consultancy working predominantly in the Water, Energy and infrastructure sectors for large ‘blue chip’ and government clients.
Simon brings global insight, a collaborative style and influence, enjoys working with people to enhance collaboration and create engagement whilst delivering the highest quality service in demanding, highly regulated and changing business environments.
Simon joined Arcadis in 2014 taking on the role of leading the Water, Power and Utilities sector, and took additional responsibility for the Environment, Safety and Industry business in early 2018.
In October 2021 Simon was appointed as Country Director for the UK & Ireland, and following many years leading the Resilience business in the UK was appointed as President of Arcadis DPS Group at the end of 2022.
Martijn Timmer has over 10 years’ experience in engineering and project management. He has a background in Aerospace Engineering but worked most of his career in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Martijn worked as a senior Project Manager with a strong execution record delivering highly complex large projects both in the Netherlands and abroad. He built a successful track record due to a focus on operational excellence and sound technical understanding. Martijn is a true team player who is capable of getting the most out of his team members. His clear communication and structured approach keep his team focused on the desired end result. His leadership skills, combined with an open attitude, make him an inspiring manager, both for the Operation and within his project teams.
Mr. Barry Weisscher has over 10 years’ experience as a Consulting Engineer. In his current role as Director Business Development Europe, Barry combines his Technical and Business skills making him the ideal partner to translate clients’ requirements into perfect Technical Design solutions. In previous roles Barry lead multiple disciplinarian engineering departments and projects, these management experiences makes him very suitable to lead large and complex projects.
Having lead multi-disciplinary design teams in Europe and the United States he has gained a large amount of valuable Design and Engineering experience in the fields of Reliable Critical Infrastructures, Sustainable and Energy and efficient Commercial Buildings.