Arjan has 20 years of experience in developing infrastructure. He started his career at Royal Haskoning in international consultancy. The past 15 years he has been working for the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. He is a specialist in waterborne transport infrastructure. Arjan holds a MSc. in Civil Engineering from Delft University combined with the Universidad Politecnica de Catalunya. Currently he is finishing his thesis for his PhD degree at Groningen University, dept. of Infrastructure Planning. Part of his research was performed at MIT, Cambridge. His research is focused on value creation for society through smart infrastructure development.