Curriculum Vitae

Quick, ingenious, stimulating, alert and outspoken. Resourceful in solving new and challenging problems. Adept at generating conceptual possibilities and then analysing them strategically. Good at reading other people. Bored by routine, will seldom do the same thing the same way, apt to turn to one new interest after another.

Professional Experiences

Delft University of Technology - Lecturer Structural and Building Engineering (2020 - today)Nederland Maakt Impact - Founder and Chairman (2019 - today)Visual Human Rights - Founder and Photographer (2018 - today)Engineers Without Borders Netherlands - Engineer and project leader (2018 - today)One Young World - Ambassador to the Municipality of The Hague, The Netherlands (2017-2018)Royal HaskoningDHV - Structural Engineer (2016 - 2020) - Co-Founder: A project that helps children with their homework (2014 - 2015)Course Builder at Delft University of Technology: Civil Engineering, responsible (teacher) for a first year course (2013 - 2015)Teaching Assistant at Delft University of Technology - first year course: Construction Design (2012 - 2013)Co-Founder STeLA Europe - An international organisation that trains students on leadership skills (2011 - 2014): - Delft summit (2013) - London: Shared Vision (2012) - Tokyo summit (2012) - Zurich: Mental Models (2012) - Delft: Leadership (2011)Teaching Assistant at Delft University of Technology - first year course: Integral Design (2011)


Delft University of Technology, Master Civil Engineering - Structural Mechanics, MSc Honours Program certificate, (2012-2016).Delft University of Technology, Bachelors Civil Engineering, BSc Honours Program certificate, (2008-2011).Applied Sciences (HBO) Built Environment, Hogeschool Zuyd in Heerlen: Civil Engineering, Architecture and Construction Management, Propaedeutic graduated, (2007-2008).Secondary school (HAVO) BC Maastricht, (2005-2007).Secondary school (Theoretische Leerweg, VMBO - TL) BC Maastricht, (2001-2005).

Life Long Learning

Philosophy and Critical Thinking - University of Queensland, Australia.World Religions Through Their Scriptures - Harvard, USA.Justice - Harvard, USA.Introductory Psychology - St. Margaret's Episcopal School, USA.Introduction to Philosophy: God, Knowledge and Consciousness - MIT, USA.Mechanical Behaviour of Materials - MIT, USA.Cellular Solids - MIT, USA.

Extra Curricular

European Development Days - Brussels (2019)Mutual Understanding and Respect and Learning - Schoorl and Lisbon (2019)One Young World Summit - The Hague (2018)European Development Days - Brussels (2018)One Young World Summit - Bogota (2017)United Nations - Public Speaking (2016)RailTech Expert Series - Rail Technology Conference - Paris (2016)ATHENS Program - The Art of Building Cities - Polytechnic University of Milan (2014)CivilCon: Civil Engineering Conference - Istanbul (2014)Actionaid International Leadership Training Seminar - Denmark (2012)Festival of Thinkers - Abu Dhabi (2011)Cultural Professor Vincent Mentzel - photography course at Delft University of Technology (2011)STeLA Forum, Stanford University - USA (2011)


Engineers Without Borders - The NetherlandsOne Young World - London, UKDelft University of Technology - The NetherlandsMasdar Institute of Technology - Abu Dhabi, UAEDutch Embassy - Abu Dhabi, UAEHonours Program Delft University of Technology


The Public Award - Engineers Without Borders NetherlandsRAILTech Young Innovations Award - FinalistECHO Award Netherlands - Finalist

Additional Skills

Languages: Dutch (native), Arabic (native), and English (bilingual).Dynamics: Presentation, Speaking, Collaboration, Social, Leadership.Computer Skills: MS Office, AutoDesk AutoCAD, Sketchbook Pro, Mathworks MATLAB, ANSYS, SolidWorks, Maplesoft MAPLE, Google Sketchup, BIM, DIANA FEA, SCIA Engineer, Computational Engineering, Optimisation procedures, Structural Analysis, FEM.Cartoonist: sTUDelta, ExtraCT - Civil Engineering, Practische Studie, PromooD, Leonardo Times.

Secondary Jobs

Duinrell Amusement Park (lifeguard), Photo Model, IT Officer, Restaurant Livrei (cook), Restaurant de 4 Azen (cook), Albert Heijn (shelf stocker), (2001-2010).


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