Head of Operational Water Management Group
Simone van Schijndel started working at Delft Hydraulics/Deltares in 1997 after finishing her masters in fluid
mechanics at the Delft University of Technology. In the first ten years of her career she was closely involved in
experimental research for river engineering solutions and did a lot of numerical modelling work related to the‘Room for the River’ project. She became involved in HYDRALAB in 2005. Since 2008 she is the coordinator of the network and responsible for the delivery of the projects HYDRALAB III and HYDRALAB IV.