Chief Executive Officer Europe
Mr. Erik Blokhuis (1967), a Dutch national, first joined Arcadis in 1992 as a project manager. After a brief stint at the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, he joined Royal Haskoning in 1994 and worked there for 4 years in several international positions, carrying the overall operational and commercial responsibility of the water business. In 1998 he returned to Arcadis to become a Project Manager within the Infrastructure activities in the Netherlands. He subsequently became Commercial Director for the international activities of the rail team, forging synergies with Arcadis companies in other countries in Europe, South America and Asia. In 2007 Mr. Blokhuis was appointed Business Unit Director within the Dutch Arcadis organization. In 2012 he became Director of the Dutch Buildings Division, which was then taken to European level in the beginning of 2014. On January 1, 2015, Mr. Blokhuis was appointed as CEO of the Continental Europe Arcadis organization. Throughout his career, Mr. Blokhuis played an important role in the conception of iconic Arcadis projects, such as Amsterdam Central Station, Taiwan/Taichung MRT (Mass rapid transport), global high speed rail projects, highway engineering and many others.