Joris Meersschaert joined SBE in 1988 and has over 30 years’ experience in civil engineering and project management of large infrastructure projects.
Joris has vast experience in both marine & port engineering as well as flood control management. Because Joris is a leading project manager at SBE, he supervised hundreds of projects. Many of them spanning several years and having a construction cost of more than 250 million euro.
Joris is also an authority on integrated river basin management and the engineering design of river training works and flood control. He is currently playing a major role in the Updated Sigma Plan in Belgium, which entails the reinforcement and raising of dikes along the river Scheldt and its tributaries. A chain of new flood control areas will create more space for the river.