Peter Oosterveer
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer
Speaker Bio
Peter Oosterveer was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board of Arcadis NV in 2017. He successfully led the company in achieving its 2018 – 2020 strategic goals and led the company to become a frontrunner in using data and digital platforms, and an industry leader in delivering sustainable solutions to client challenges.

At the end of 2020, Peter unveiled Arcadis’ corporate strategy for 2021 – 2023: Maximizing Impact. In it, Arcadis has committed to addressing global megatrends like climate change, urbanization, and evolving societal expectations, by making sustainability the common thread, by preserving and expanding its digital leadership, and by focusing on the global delivery of scalable solutions. This strategy is underpinned by Peter’s conviction that by embedding sustainability into all Arcadis does, the company can have an outsized, positive impact on the environment and help create resilient communities.

Before joining Arcadis, Peter worked at Fluor Corporation, as Controls System Engineer, General Manager in the Netherlands and ultimately as part of Fluor’s Corporate Leadership Team, initially as President of Energy and Chemicals and in 2014 as Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to this, Peter worked for Hoogovens IJmuiden (now Tata Steel) and Alpha Engineering. Peter Oosterveer is also a former Director of the US-China Business Council and a former Director of FMC Technologies.
Peter Oosterveer