A 25-year Fluor veteran, Oosterveer previously served as the group president of the company's Energy & Chemicals business segment, and as senior vice president of its global chemicals and petrochemicals business. His experience includes managing Fluor's chemicals operations for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. His duties also included business development and sales, as well as direct profit-loss responsibility. Prior to that, he was managing director of the Dutch operations of Fluor, including the Haarlem office. He also previously managed Fluor's operations center in Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands.
He has a Bachelor of Science degree in electronics from HTS Leeuwarden, the Netherlands, and is a graduate of the Thunderbird University International Management Program, Stanford's Executive Business School, and the Fluor Management Institute.