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Webinar #6 Introducing the virtual operator for industrial wastewater

Webinar: Introducing the virtual operator for industrial wastewater

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Mitigating operational risks and creating OPEX savings related to your wastewater infrastructure

Join Aquasuite’s webinar ‘Introducing the virtual operator for industrial wastewater’ on Tuesday 6 October. During this 60 minute webinar you will discover how the virtual operator can help you to reduce costs and ensure stability and continuity of your operations, while meeting future demands.

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Time: 3PM CET / 2PM BST
Language: English
Team: Niels Tiemessen (Product Manager), Robert Nijhuis (Business Development Director), and Saif Abualkaz (Senior Process Engineer)

At the end of the webinar there will be a Q&A with Robert Nijhuis, Niels Tiemessen and Saif Abualkaz.

What you will learn

• What the virtual operator is and how it works
• How the virtual operator helps you manage operational risks and saves OPEX
• How the virtual operator empowers your staff and enhances in-company knowhow
• Experiences of Aquasuite implementations

About the speakers

Robert Nijhuis, Business Development Director Aquasuite Industry, Royal HaskoningDHV
Robert Nijhuis is a Business Development Director for Aquasuite and BlueLabel at Royal HaskoningDHV. He holds this position since 2018, when he joined the company. Before that, he was a Business Development Director at TNO, a Dutch research institute, bringing new technologies to industrial markets. As a Business Development Director for Aquasuite he is responsible for developing the industrial market.

Robert is very keen on understanding customers’ needs to develop solutions for customers that really add value to their business.


Niels Tiemessen, Product Manager Aquasuite Industry, Royal HaskoningDHV
Niels started as a process engineer for the industrial wastewater market at RHDHV in 2017 where gained ample in-depth domain knowledge. As a product manager he helps clients in meeting their ambition on operational risk reduction, sustainability and decision support processes. This includes a better uptime and compliance, reduced emissions and chemical consumption and more value from data to build a resilient industry that is not limited by its secondary assets.

Niels is passionate about providing meaningful, environmentally friendly but economical solutions through technology, entrepreneurship and IT.

Saif Abualkaz, M.Eng., P.Eng., Senior Process Engineer – Water for Industry, Royal HaskoningDHV
Saif joined Royal HaskoningDHV as a senior process engineer in 2020 focusing on industrial water and wastewater. Prior to joining Royal HaskoningDHV, he spent 10 years working for an owner/operator in the oil and gas/petrochemical sector. He held various roles in different countries in water and wastewater with an emphasis on process design, operations management, and R&D. He holds bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and master’s degree in environmental engineering. He is Canadian and currently lives in the Netherlands.

Saif is passionate about leveraging digitalisation in water and wastewater in order to better address today’s sustainability challenges.

Join us at our webinar “Introducing the virtual operator for industrial wastewater”on Tuesday 6 October 2020.

For more info about the webinar, please contact Maha Benachir (Marketing Manager Aquasuite) via or +31 6 20 72 50 45.

Would you like to know more about the virtual operator and it’s capabilities for the industry?
Read more about our solutions for industrial wastewater treatment

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01 - 09 - 2020 Author: maha