André Nijland

André has been representing Wavin worldwide for 20 years. He is technology-partnering with a global network of Wavin licensees who are active in the plastic pipe and fittings industry. He is also responsible for Water & Gas innovation projects under development in Wavin Technology & Innovation. Wavin is an innovative solution provider for the building and infrastructure industry across multiple continents. Backed up by 60+ years of expertise, Wavin is geared up to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges around: water supply, sanitation, climate-resilient cities and building performance.

Previous positions:

  • Area Manager Licensing Asia at Wavin Overseas B.V.
  • Area Manager Asia at Stork Wartsila power plants;
  • Marine superintendent at Stork Wartsila Propulsion;
  • Field service engineer at Stork Brabant;
  • Underwriter at Zurich Insurance International;
  • 1st lieutenant Royal Dutch Army.


  • Technical University – MSc Innovation Sciences
  • Higher Technical College – BSc Mechatronics