+31 636 193 347
Karel Beckman was editor and founder of European
Energy Review (EER) from its inception in 2007 until
February 2013. Karel won the 2010 Award for Excellence
in Written Journalism from the IAEE for his work with EER.
Over 20 years, he has built up a unique international
network in the energy sector and a wide international
following of readers.
Sonja van Renssen
+32 486 658 708
Sonja van Renssen has worked as energy and
environment specialist for key EU-focused media and
prestigious international media such as European Voice,
Nature Climate Change, ENDS Europe and Journal de
l’Environnement. She moderates conferences, is a lead
interviewer for internet TV-channel viEUws.eu and won
“BBC Young Broadcaster of the Year Award” in 2005.
phone +32 478 334 718
Hughes Belin has worked for 15 years as specialised
energy and climate journalist for a wide range of energyrelated
publications both in Brussels and internationally.
He was awarded the 2007 Louise Weiss Prize for
European Journalism. He lectures about media relations,
moderates conferences, hosts interviews and gives
media training for Internet-based TV channel viEUws.eu.
Business Development Manager
+31 621 437 435
The commercial matters of the business are managed
by Matthew James who has recently joined the team.
Matthew worked in the UK press market for almost 20
years (The Guardian, The Mail on Sunday) before moving
into events. Prior to Energy Post he was Managing
Director of European Utility Week, Europe’s largest
annual gathering of energy professionals.