Hydroinformatics Institute appoints Jair Smits as Managing Director

Mr Jair Smits is the new Managing Director at Hydroinformatics Institute Pte.Ltd. (H2i), a leading technology and consultancy company specialised in hydroinformatics and incorporated in Singapore in 2014. He will be leading the expansion of H2i's activities in South East Asia and beyond. 

Mr Smits joins from Witteveen+Bos South-East Asia Pte. Ltd. (WBSEA), an international Engineering and Consulting Firm with Dutch roots where he acted as Lead Business Developer and Project Manager. Prior to WBSEA, Mr. Smits worked as Business Developer at NUSDeltares, a research collaboration between the National University of Singapore and Deltares, a water and soil research institute from the Netherlands. 

Mr Smits, Managing Director of H2i, said: "It is a privilege to lead the highly skilled and experienced H2i team, and realise the vision of becoming a global leader in Consulting and Solution Services in the field of Hydroinformatics. I strongly believe in power of information technology in water management. We will continue to make ground breaking changes in the water sector."

Mr Martin Lechner, Chairman of Board of Directors of H2i said: "The Hydroinformatics Institute is most pleased to welcome Jair Smits who will lead this well-established organisation to its new heights." 

H2i is a specialised consultancy and solution services provider for all aspects of water management. It combines state-of-the-art computing with machine learning and artificial intelligence, to realise potential of Big Water Data. On Cloud. In real time. Across the entire hydrological cycle - over land, oceans and densely populated urban areas.