Thomas Van Der Vennet

General Manager Dredging - Pre-Contracts

A civil engineer with an extensive background in infrastructure projects, Thomas Van der Vennet joined Hall Contracting in 2018, bringing with him vast experience in dredging.

Thomas Van Der Vennet
  • Credentials

    M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering (Electro-Mechanics)
    IHR-BME Ghent

  • Highlights

    • Thomas has been involved with projects all over the world, such as:
    • Lumsden Point General Cargo Facility
    • Nador West Med - Port Construction (Morocco)
    • AMRUN project
    • Dangote Project (Dangote refinery) (Nigeria)
    • New Parallel Runway Project – Brisbane Airport
    • Port of Takoradi Infrastructure Development Project (Ghana)
    • New Port & Drydock Complex at Duqm (Oman)
    • Umm Qasr Maintenance Dredging Project (Iraq)
    • Gabbro Berth 3 Project (Qatar)
    • Ras Laffan Port Expansion Project (Qtar)

After completing his degree in Belgium, Thomas delivered various projects across the globe. It was while managing a large-scale project in Thailand in 2003 that he worked alongside Hall Contracting for the first time.

In later years, Thomas crossed paths with the company once again, working on projects at Brisbane Airport and in Weipa. Having been impressed with Hall’s work and company culture, he jumped at the opportunity to join the team.

As General Manager Dredging – Pre-Contracts, Thomas’ strengths lie in estimating, tendering, contract negotiation, business development and bid preparation. His attention to detail ensures all aspects of a project are addressed meticulously throughout the planning stages.


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