Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board
Other position: Member Executive Committee World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Peter Oosterveer was selected as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board of Arcadis NV in 2017.
Before joining Arcadis, he worked for Fluor Corporation which he joined in 1988 as Controls System Engineer. Initially based out of the Netherlands, he was assigned to several international projects, followed by general management roles.
In 1999, he moved to Fluor’s headquarters in California to lead the Corporate SAP implementation. After the successful delivery of this program, he returned to the Netherlands to assume the role of General Manager for Fluor in the Netherlands, and subsequently to lead the growth of the Chemicals business for Fluor in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, followed by assuming global responsibility for the Chemicals Group. Peter Oosterveer relocated to Houston in 2009 to become President of the Energy and Chemicals group for Fluor globally, which also made him a member of the Fluor Corporate Leadership Team.
In 2014, he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Fluor, based in Dallas and responsible for approximately US$20 billion of annual revenues. Peter Oosterveer is also a former Director of the US-China Business Council and a former Director of FMC Technologies. Prior to his career in Fluor he worked for Hoogovens IJmuiden (now Tata Steel) and Alpha Engineering.
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