Edgar Westerhof ,
Edgar Westerhof is Vice President with Arcadis and serves as North America Climate Adaptation Solution Lead. Edgar is a water engineer and planner with 23 years of experience in urban water management. Following his move to the US from the Netherlands in 2012, Edgar led the Arcadis participation in the international HUD Rebuild by Design competition post Sandy, including the winning BIG U plan for the protection of Lower Manhattan. Edgar was the Rockefeller Foundation 100 Resilient Cities participation lead and contributed to numerous city resilience strategies, working with a global team of multi-disciplinary experts. Edgar is a faculty member with Pratt Institute in New York and is contributing author of the book Blue Dunes (Columbia) and Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise (Island Press) and numerous publications.