In 1946, Witteveen+Bos was established as a firm of consulting engineers in the Netherlands. Since then, the company has developed and expanded. Today, there are more than 1050 employees, many of whom are shareholders in the fully employee-owned company. Witteveen+Bos aims to be creative and innovative while offering cost-effective solutions. The firm’s expertise extends to economic, social and institutional aspects, an essential ingredient for successfully undertaking complicated engineering projects.

Witteveen+Bos has a wide range of specialists, covering the scope and depth of expertise needed to implement projects in water, infrastructure, environment, spacial development and construction.

Witteveen+Bos is equipped to handle the full scope of consultancy services from conceptual (policy) studies, to design and engineering, to maintenance management and personnel training. Services may include:

  • Surveys, pilot plant testing, due diligence assessments and feasibility studies
  • Master plans, preliminary and detailed designs
  • Preparation of tender documents, assisting clients with tendering and contract negotiations and arranging project financing. Expertise with World Bank, EU and FIDIC tender procedures is available
  • Project management, construction supervision, start up assistance, operation and maintenance services, and institutional strengthening and training

As one of the leading consulting engineering firms in the Netherlands, Witteveen+Bos's knowledge and expertise is frequently applied upon from abroad. Approximately 15% of the annual revenue is earned in international projects. Witteveen+Bos has branch or project offices and affiliated firms in Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Belgium, Vietnam and Indonesia.

Sustainability is crucial in all services provided by Witteveen+Bos. Sustainable development allows for meeting the needs of today without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainability is a key challenge for the private and public sector and requires balanced attention to the technical, environmental, social and economic performance. All services of Witteveen+Bos incorporate a careful consideration of the technical, environmental, legislative and economic aspects of a project. Witteveen+Bos engineers are aware of the latest developments with respect to sustainability and they anticipate on these developments through an active dissemination of innovative ideas in platforms, workshops and training courses.

All services and products provided by Witteveen+Bos are based on the procedures and regulations set down in the company's quality system conforming to ISO 9001, certified by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance.