Ownership and governance
Goudappel is a modern employee-owned organisation. All of our employees have a significant and meaningful stake in the company with 100% ownership of our company shares. This makes us a financially independent organisation in which employee involvement is paramount to our overall success.
The Goudappel Group management team is formed by:
Jos van Kleef (since October 2011 managing director)
Jos studied at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and has worked in various roles at technical companies specialized in fields such as hydraulic engineering, water management, and space and mobility.
Jos will step down as managing director at the end of December 2023 and will be succeeded by Robert Glebbeek.
Robert Glebbeek (managing director from November 1st 2023)
After studying civil (environmental) engineering at Hogeschool 's Hertogenbosch (now Avans Hogeschool), he studied Environmental Geochemistry at the University of Amsterdam. Robert then worked at Tauw, Movares and as director City & Environment at consulting and engineering firm WSP.
Wim Korver (managing director since September 2017)
Wim studied transport economics at the Free University in Amsterdam (VU). He went on to work at TNO, a scientific research and innovation company, for many years before moving to Goudappel to work as a top consultant/manager since 2005. Before he was appointed Director of Goudappel in 2017, he served as team manager of Goudappel’s Mobility & Spatial planning team.
Luc Wismans (director Technology and Innovation since October 1st, 2023)
He received his PhD from the University of Twente on the topic of sustainable network-wide traffic management and co-founded Dat.mobility within Goudappel. In addition, Luc is associate professor at the University of Twente.
Since July 2020, our Supervisory Board members are:
Dick Hoogendoorn (Supervisory Board member since May 1st, 2020)
He studied Civil Engineering at Delft University of Technology and Business Administration at the University of Twente. Dick has a long career behind him and has worked in both government and business, with a focus on the environment and waste. As a consultant, he also gained extensive experience abroad. In his last role, Dick was director of the Vereniging Afvalbedrijven (waste management association), from 2008 to mid-2018.
Gerdy Harteveld (Supervisory Board member since September 15th, 2014)
She studied a.o. business administration, and has a long career in the IT sector. From 2007 to 2012, Gerdy was Chief Engineer-Director Data & ICT and member of the national board of Rijkswaterstaat. She also knows our field from her other interim and management positions.