Professor Walter G.J. van der Meer joined drinking water company Oasen as CEO on February 1, 2012. Under his leadership the company is innovating and working on realizing the drinking water supply of the future.
He is also part-time professor at the University of Twente in the field of Membrane Technology and Engineering for Water Treatment since 2017. Walter van der Meer studied Chemical Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. In 2003, he obtained his PhD in Civil Engineering at this university. From 2005 to 2011, he was a part-time professor of Membrane Process Technology at the University of Twente. From 2011 to 2017, he has been professor of Innovative Water Processes at the Delft University of Technology.
Walter van der Meer is a member of the top team Water & Maritime of the Dutch Ministery of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and chairman of the top team Water technology. Also, he is a member of The Netherlands Academy of Technology and Innovation, member of the board of the national association of water companies in the Netherlands [Vewin], and shareholder of KWR Water Research Institute.