Laurent Ney, the founder and CEO of Ney & Partners, and Joris Smits will be the managing directors of our new office in Delft as of 1 September 2019.
Joris Smits (1968) is an Architect and Civil Engineer, but above all he is an experienced bridge designer. From 1997 to 2019 he was a leading bridge designer at Royal HaskoningDHV. Since 2012 he combines his architectural practice with a research and assignment at Delft University of Technology in the Faculty of Architecture, where he recently obtained his PhD on the subject ‘the Art of Bridge Design’.
With this initiative we aim to provide our Dutch clients with yet more comprehensive services, while integrating innovation and recent researches in the field of circular and low-maintenance design. Joris Smits will initiate and manage new projects in the Netherlands on behalf of Ney & Partners Netherlands.