Hans de Vries works as a scientist at KNMI since 1988. He works in the field of meteorological conditions and their impact on the water body of the North Sea, especially storm surges. He is member of the JCOMM Expert Team on Waves and Coastal Hazards. Hans de Vries is ECMWF Member State Computing Representative for The Netherlands.
Hans de Vries advises RWS and Deltares on the optimal use of atmospheric for storm surge and wave models.