Arcadis, Berenschot and PosadMaxwan win 5 framework contracts from the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management

Amsterdam, 16 December 2021 – Today a consortium it’s made of Arkadis (EURONEXT: ARCAD), TThe leading global design and consulting organization for natural and built assets, research and consulting firms Berenschot and urban planning agency PosadMaxwan, announces it won all five framework contracts for policy advice and engineering for the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management. The ministry Estimates that The combined worth of contracts is CA €37.5 million per year. The duration of the contracts is two years, with the option of two extensions for one year everyone.

The five framework agreements are closely aligned with the priorities of the Dutch government and focus on the following topics: sustainable mobility and climate-resilient infrastructure; sustainable, healthy and safe living environment; Soil and subsoil; Water management; Secondment. Seven consortia were selected for each of these five framework contracts.

Hendrik Jan Bergveld, Senior Mobility Consultant at Arcadis: “This consortium brings together a variety of thoughts, skills and experiences in the built and natural environment to really help the Dutch government tackle some of its greatest climatic and societal challenges. By combining our unique know-how, we can have a lasting impact on people’s living, working and exercise habits and ultimately improve the quality of life for everyone in the Netherlands. ‘

Wouter Metzlar von Berenschot: “The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management is facing major challenges such as climate adaptation, nitrogen problems and the transition to sustainable mobility. We are proud to once again support the ministry in finding solutions to these challenges. “

Froukje van de Klundert, Associate at PosadMaxwan: “One thing is certain: the changes we are going through have a major impact on the environment around us. The Ministry is therefore increasingly working on the environmental approach of the National Spatial Planning and Environmental Strategy. This requires holistic solutions, which we as designers implement in the correct spatial integration. As a consortium in which design, management consulting and engineering come together, we are prepared for all future scenarios for the Netherlands. Together we are ready to work on a sustainable and healthy environment now and later. ‘


Daan Heijbroek
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Jürgen Pullens
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Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets. We maximize impact for our customers and the communities they serve by delivering effective solutions through sustainable results, focus and scaling, and digitization. We are over 28,000 employees who are active in more than 70 countries and generate sales of 3.3 billion euros. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in fast growing cities around the world.

About PosadMaxwan
The urban planning agency PosadMaxwan works on healthy, sustainable and smart cities. With an international team of designers and researchers, we provide insights into the world of tomorrow and what we can do today to make this claim a reality. We identify current topics, ask relevant questions and use data for human solutions. In this way we make challenges understandable and can find new, spatial answers.

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