about Arjen

Based in the Netherlands, working in Europe and the Middle East

Modasti Consulting is Arjen Jaarsma:

“I am a Public Transport Expert with 25 years of professional experience. For most of my career, I’ve worked in the public transport sector, for both governmental authorities and operators.

Arjen Jaarsma, Public Transport Expert at Modasti ConsultingAs a strategic and innovative thinker, I support clients in their decision-making processes. I have broad insight into global developments in the transport sector and I have practical experience with public transport policies in the European Union (EU) and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries.

I am experienced with public transport investment plans, operating expenditure plans and with clean vehicle technologies. I have project experience with urban rail, Light Rail Transit (LRT), Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and with the deployment of electric buses.

I have a strategic scope and am an effective project manager. I consider problems as opportunities and am very experienced at giving interactive presentations for clients and stakeholders. I was born in Amsterdam in 1967 and hold a master’s degree in urban and transport planning from the University of Amsterdam.

I have worked as a self-employed consultant for Modasti Consulting since 2016. Since 2003, I have been working primarily as a consultant/project manager on projects for both governmental authorities and transport operators. Prior to that, I worked for the City of Amsterdam and for two public transport operators in and around Amsterdam.

I live in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, a city in the south of the Netherlands.”

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