On 01 August 2023, Mark Cornelissen (MSc.) joined CDR International as a Project Manager Dredging.
Mark holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and Master’s Degree in Water Engineering, both from the University of Twente (Netherlands).
Mark brings a wealth of international experience from over 10 years working for Dutch contractors active in the water sector.
He started as Tender Engineer for Van den Herik in Sliedrecht, followed by over 5 years for Van Oord as Production Engineer and Equipment Process Technology Engineer. In that period Mark was assigned to several of the global Van Oord projects, working on capital and maintenance dredging with a broad variety of equipment. Examples are access channel dredging in Mozambique, maintenance dredging in UAE and India, reclamation projects in Kuwait and UAE and water injection dredging in the UK.
The past 3 years Mark worked as Head of the Tender department of the company Royal Smals from Cuijk. Smals is a family-owned contracting firm active in dredging and building materials.
Within CDR Mark will focus on running and future dredging projects.
CDR welcomes Mark in the engineering and project management team.