Known for his work with the Royal Volker Wessels Stevin Nv, Dik Wessels is the third richest person in the Netherlands. In 1963, he started to work with the Royal Volker Wessels Stevin and ran the company under his father's guidance. By 1990, he became a member of the board. He continued to work with the board and was a part of various mergers with companies like the Stevin Group and the Kondor Wessels Group.
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By 2007, Dik Wessels decided to become a member of the supervisory board and has lessened his daily presence with the company. Throughout the years, Royal Volker Stevin has worked in areas such as residential and commercial developments. The business has partnered with other companies to gain an increased market share. It originally started in 1933 when Dik Wessel's father, Arend Wessels, started to work as a business contractor. His son took over the reigns of the company in 1968 and the business became one of the most versatile construction companies in the world.
It worked on specialty building projects and property development. By 2002, the merging of the two separate companies became known together as Volker Wessels. This company contained the former IBB Kondor company as well as Wessels' own business. Since 2002, the different companies have gone by the same trade name and used the same company emblem to represent their business.