Wouter studied Environmental Chemistry, followed by Land and Water Management at the Larenstein/London University of Applied Sciences. After this he worked for various consulting firms in the field of environmental research, infrastructure maintenance, state of the art inspection techniques, monitoring using remote sensing techniques and process and project management.
As co-founder and director at BZ Ingenieurs & Managers and working in the field of flood protection, Wouter Zomer is an expert in measurement and monitoring of flood projection infrastructure. He is involved in several research and development projects in the field of flood protection, life cycle management and data integration. His vision is to increase the safety of flood protection infrastructure by continuously improving knowledge of the current state of the infrastructure by monitoring. This can be accomplished by working together with governmental organisations, knowledge institutes and private companies combined