Ballast Nedam enhances its expertise on (immersed) tunnels and civil engineering, by appointing Martijn Smitt (50), as of 1 October 2018 as Director Infra. He will focus on, further professionalising operations in large Ballast Nedam infra projects and contracts in the Netherlands and internationally.
Ballast Nedam has a strong presence on the (immersed) tunnel market with recent PPP projects as the Blankenburg connection and the A9 Gaasperdammerweg.
Martijn Smitt about his transfer to Ballast Nedam: “Ballast Nedam is making a fantastic transition. With an ambition, driven by strong entrepreneurship. The combination of entrepreneurship and the innovative way in which Ballast Nedam enters into dialogue with its clients, really appeals to me. I’m more than happy to commit myself to this organization.”
Previously, Martijn has held several management positions at BAM Infra and Strukton Civiel and has been part of the daily management of Bouwend Nederland since 2009.