Co-Chair of ITACUS
Han Admiraal (1959) studied Civil Engineering at the University for Applied Science in Rotterdam. He obtained a MBA from Twente University. He worked for the Netherlands Government for 20 years, and was Project Manager for the first TBM driven tunnel in soft soil in the Netherlands. Han Admiraal became Executive Director of the COB knowledge centre, and stayed there for 10 years. At the same time, he was a part time professor of Underground Space at Zeeland University of Applied Science in Vlissingen. In 2008, he founded Enprodes Management Consultancy in Rotterdam. He is a strategist & thought leader on the use of underground space. In March 2019, his first book ‘Underground Spaces Unveiled’, written together with Antonia Cornaro, was published. He is Co-chair of ITACUS, the ITA Committee on Underground Space.