Pascal Weidema has more than 25 years of experience participating as project leader and as a team member in a large number of water, climate and (urban) landscape related projects. He has been involved in the design and assessment of flood protection in several countries, such as the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France and Vietnam. Moreover he has working experience in Argentina, Spain, Nicaragua, Italy, Morocco, Mozambique, India, Malaysia, Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. Akvo-soluto means water solutioneer in Esperanto. I chose this name because I’m a polyglot.