Mr. Oosterveer is a Dutch national and holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden. He joined Fluor Corporation in 1988 as Controls System Engineer and was assigned to several international projects, followed by general management roles, based out of The Netherlands. In 1999 he moved to Fluor's headquarters in California to run a major global change program. After the successful delivery of this program, he moved back to Europe to take the role of General Manager for Fluor in The Netherlands, and subsequently lead the Chemicals Group for Fluor Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Having grown the Global Chemicals business, Mr. Oosterveer became President of the Energy and Chemicals group for Fluor globally, and a member of the Corporate Leadership Team. In 2014, he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer with Profit & Loss responsibility for the Commercial Operations of Fluor worldwide. In March 2017 he was nominated to be the next CEO of Arcadis. Shareholders will vote on his nomination at the next annual general meeting on 26 April 2017.
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