Associate Director @ PPP Experts
Marcel is an independent Consultant specialised in Public Private Partnerships (PPP). His professional experience of more than 20 years covers primarily infrastructure finance and PPP’s. He was founder and director of the PPP Task Force within the Dutch Ministry of Transport. For 9 years Marcel was Director PPP & Financial Advisory Services at ECORYS. Before ECORYS, he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Ministry of Transport in the Netherlands and Arthur Andersen.
He has been involved the last decade in some 100 project over 30 countries in a variety of sectors. He has supported over a dozen governments and several multilateral institutions in the design of a policy or instruments to enable and facilitate private sector participation in the provision of public services. Recommendations have been mostly presented to the key decision makers including parliament, ministers or even prime ministers.
He has supported the establishment of various PPP units around the world (e.g. Netherlands, Poland, Albania, Jordan, Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan). He furthermore has provided numerous trainings and workshops on the subject of PPP (e.g. in Bulgaria, Hungary, Albania, Romania, Nigeria) mostly evaluated with outstanding reviews. He has been responsible for the development of the first PPP training in the Netherlands.
Marcel has an Executive Master of Business Administration, University of Nyenrode in the Netherlands in association with Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester in the USA and a Business Economics Master’s degree, University of Tilburg.