Marc is currently working as Environmental Manager within the DEME group, focussing on implementing environmental engineering and nature-based solutions within DEME’s global international marine works. He graduated MSc Civil Engineering and holds a PhD in Civil Marine works (on integrated coastal zone management) from Ghent University. After an academic start at the Hydraulics Laboratory at Ghent University, he was 10 years active on the international water consultancy forum.
Articles By Marc Huygens
Taking a fresh look at traditional, unsustainable coastal defence methods. A pioneering project discovers some inspiring concepts, including using biogenic reefs for ecosystem-based flood defence.