DEMO Consultants B.V.
DEMO Consultants is an independent consultancy dealing with strategic management, technical advice and software modelling for the real estate sector. DEMO creates innovative software products offering tools for investment appraisal, portfolio management, strategic decision making and maintenance planning. DEMO works for research institutions and government agencies. DEMO personnel consist of building engineers, real estate managers, building economists, and software developers. DEMO Consultants participates in national and international R&D-projects (Research & Development), working in close collaboration with its customers and selected associated companies and individual researchers. Much research focuses on sustainable development, energy conservation and the combination of technology with socio-economic factors.
Key Personnel and Relevant Expertise
Dr Rizal Sebastian, (Male) is Director of Research at DEMO Consultants. He holds a BSc in Architectural Design, an MSc in Construction Management, and a PhD in Architectural Project Management. He has more than 15 years of professional experience as architect, project manager and consultant at ARCADIS and as senior research scientist at TNO in the Netherlands. He is a specialist in collaborative design and engineering, Building Information Modelling (BIM) and integrated procurement. His projects range from residential, office and healthcare buildings, to urban infrastructure and area developments. Rizal has co-initiated and performed more than ten European research projects.
Mrs Oana Schippers-Trifan, MSc (Female) works at DEMO as knowledge dissemination manager and operational coordinator in European research projects. She holds a BSc in Journalism and Mass Communication Studies from the University of Bucharest, an MSc in Communication Studies and an MScRes in European Studies, both from the University of Amsterdam. At the moment, she is involved in the dissemination and communication management and she is responsible for the coordination of the financial, legal and administrative matters of the ongoing European projects.
Andre van Delft, MSc (Male) is the CEO of DEMO Consultants. He holds a BSc in building engineering and an MSc in Real Estate Management (TU Delft, Netherlands). He is an experienced software developer and specialist in developing computer models for the real estate industry with the focus on information management and risk analysis. He has designed and developed software applications for ministries, municipalities, housing corporations, institutional investors and research institutions and participated in several European research projects.
Ms Anna Gralka, MSc (Female) is a research trainee at DEMO Consultants. She obtained a Master of Science degree in urbanism from Delft University of Technology and in architecture from Silesian University of Technology in Poland. Anna also studied landscape architecture and urban management at the Wageningen University and Research Centre. Besides working on the P2Endure project currently she is also involved in another European project. Her Polish background brings added values to DEMO’s international profile, especially in strengthening European collaborations.