Rien van Zetten

Senior Project Manager, Water Sector, Rijkswaterstaat


Rien van Zetten studied  Civil engineering , Environmental Management and Philosophy and works for Rijkswaterstaat as a senior project manager in the water sector. He has recently been working as project manager on Maasvlakte2 (2005-2011), as deputy director at the Deltaprogramme Rivers,  and since 2014 he is working a manager on a new lock in Terneuzen. He also has worked in south Asia and southern Africa on international water management issues. He is working on a Ph.D. thesis concerning the role of culture in handling floods and he is a guest lecturer at UNESCO-Institute of Hydraulic Engineering in Delft. Rien.van.zetten@rws.nl