Hans Korteweg was appointed Managing Director of COGEN Europe in May 2017. He has over 20 years of energy and environment policy experience, during which time he spearheaded the implementation of effective communications and lobbying strategies for high-growth organisations in Brussels, across Europe and internationally. He also has a decade of association management experience.
Hans, who lives in Belgium, is a French-born Dutch-American. He has a BA in international affairs and politics from Vesalius College - Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium. He is also an Advanced Management Programme graduate of the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.
Most recently, he was Director of Communications and Government Affairs, EMEA Region, for the Westinghouse Electric Company.
Energy efficiency has proven to be an effective solution for curbing carbon emissions from fossil fuels. But what if we imagined a future energy system without fossil fuels, will it still make sense to invest in energy efficiency or will it be sufficient to develop enough renewable energy to cover demand? A recent COGEN Europe study, conducted by consultancy Artelys, underscores the importance of energy efficiency for a cost-effective energy … [Read more...]