About Dorst Waterbouw Consult

Kees Dorst, Consultant Hydraulic Engineering

Kees Dorst, owner at Dorst Waterbouw Consult since 2018, is an independent consultant and specialist hydraulic Engineering.

Kees Dorst graduated in 1995 at the University of Technology Delft in Hydraulic Engineering and obtained an extra certificate in fluid mechanics.

He started his career at the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment (Rijkswaterstaat).  In many national and international projects he gained not only specific technical knowledge in the broad field of hydraulic engineering but also in contracting and management tasks.

Kees Dorst continued his management and engineering activities within INFRAM between 2014 and 2018, an advisory consultancy in the field of management and hydraulic engineering. 

Kees Dorst also works in the education field e.g. as a guest lecturer at IHE-UNESCO and University of Technology Delft. He is a member of different (inter)national (research) committees (PIANC, CUR, ENW), has a huge (inter)national network and publishes often about his work.

Knowledge fields:

  • Bed, bank and shore protection
  • Sea, River and Lake dikes
  • Breakwaters
  • Closures
  • Dredging works
  • Fish passages
  • Physical scale modelling
  • Technical management
  • Innovation Management
  • Contract management (Engineering & Construct, Design & Construct)
  • Clients representative (Engineering & Construct, Design & Construct)

Skills and experience

Available as:

  • Hydraulic engineer
  • Reviewer design and contracts
  • Project Manager
  • Technical Manager
  • Innovation Manager
  • Contract Manager
  • Clients representative (E&C and D&C)