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Philip Hermans

Area Director
Zwijndrecht, Belgium
Philip Hermans (°1958) started his professional career as an assistant professor in the University where he obtained his Master degree in Civil Engineering. After a short while he expatriated to the Middle East, contracted by Belgium’s largest construction company’s affiliate Six Construct Limited where he was in charge as project engineer and project manager on sites involving marine works, road works and apartment buildings. He left the Besix group in 1985 to join Dredging International for several assignments in the group but mainly abroad. He resided in Spain, Italy and Singapore for several years. Today, with more than 33 years activity in the Group, Philip Hermans is General Manager of Dredging International, DEME Area Director for Asia and Oceania, Member of the Management Team of DEME and director with several companies of the DEME Group.