Nelen & Schuurmans is a Water Management Consultancy & IT Company. Our mission is contributing to a healthy, safe and resilient environment. We achieve this by making the best information available to decision makers using our IT and/or consulting services. We operate in the private and public sector across the globe.

On the IT side we provide two different solutions. Lizard is a data warehouse and analytics platform for the physical environment. And with 3Di we provide hydrodynamic modelling services. On the Consultancy side we have five business lines focusing on specific topics: urban water, climate adaptation, operational water management, flood risk and water & agriculture.

A rich history

  • 1998

    The founding of Nelen & Schuurmans B.V. by Fons Nelen and Wytze Schuurmans

  • 1999

    Start N&S Consultants First project for Hoogheemraadschap van Rijnland

  • 2003

    Start Hydroinformatics in Delft Nelen & Schuurmans starts with software development

  • 2006

    Office moves to Utrecht Consultancy and Hydroinformatics are merged

  • 2007

    New IT product launch Lizard is implemented for the first time

  • 2010

    Start with development of 3Di together with Deltares, TUDelft and Stelling Hydraulics

  • 2015

    Start of Sat4Rice and IDSS projects in Bangladesh within the governmental 'G4AW' program

  • 2018

    Launch of BlueLabel with RHDHV and Achmea mapping climate risks for every building in the Netherlands

  • 2019

    Opening regional office in Taiwan as hub for the Asian market

  • Expansion of management team Joep Grispen (director IT) and Olga Pleumeekers (director Consultancy)

  • 2020

    Wytze Schuurmans retires Jan-Maarten Verbree (director operations) joins the management team.