Vellinga, T. (Tiedo)
Tiedo Vellinga MSc. obtained his degree in Civil Engineering (coastal engineering ) at the Delft University of Technology in 1979. Since then he has been working for the Port of Rotterdam Authority in the field of infrastructure- and water management. His main present positions and activities are:
- Professor Ports and Waterways, Hydraulic Engineering Section, Civil Engineering and Geo-Sciences, Delft University of Technology. In this position he is a member of the team of the Hydraulic Engineering Department.
- Director Environmental Monitoring Maasvlakte 2. Tiedo Vellinga was in the management team for the realization of the Rotterdam port expansion Maasvlakte 2 responsible for the environmental studies, conditions and permits. Since the start of the realization he is responsible for all the inherent environmental monitoring and evaluation.
- Project leader for the development and the implementation of the Environmental Ship Index (ESI), a World Ports Climate Initiative. Before that he prepared the World Ports Climate Declaration from which the ESI resulted as one of the international projects.