CRO, Municipality of Rotterdam
Urban Development
After graduating in Physical Geography from the University of Utrecht, Arnoud started his career with several ambitious trainee posts and jobs abroad. As deputy head of the Rotterdam Water Management Department, he was responsible for it’s urban water management and the Waterplan2Rotterdam. In 2008, he was appointed Manager of the Rotterdam Climate Proof program and led the city towards a leading position on innovative urban water management and climate resilience. Which resulted in a Rotterdam C40 Innovation Award, the selection for 100 Resilient Cities by the Rockefeller Foundation and the EU-Icapital award. Arnoud is first editor of book “Resilient Cities and Climate Adaptation Strategies” (2014). He also joined the Steering Committee of the international conference “Deltas in times of Climate Change 2014”. In 2014 Arnoud was appointed as Rotterdam’s Chief Resilience Officer. He was responsible for Rotterdam’s first Resilience Strategy (2016), became member of the advisory board of the 4TU Centre for Resilient Engineering. In 2017 Arnoud successfully managed the Rotterdam bid to become host city for the Global Center on Adaptation (GCA). In 2019 he hosted the Global Urban Resilience Summit in Rotterdam and joined the Global Steering Committee at the Resilient Cities Network. In 2020 he became (part time) Lead Cities at the GCA.

Presenter Of 2 Presentations

DISCUSSION & QUESTIONS

Session Type
Plenary Sessions
Date
02/22/2022
Session Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room

Hall A

Lecture Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

THE ROTTERDAM CASE – A RESILIENT ECOCITY

Session Type
Plenary Sessions
Date
02/22/2022
Session Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room

Hall A

Lecture Time
11:00 AM - 11:15 AM