Meet the Energy Leader: Noé van Hulst

27 June 2019 12:40 till 13:45 - Location: TU Delft; Fac 3mE lecture hall A or B - By: Eveline Zeegers

Providing clean, reliable and affordable energy to 9 billion people by 2050 is one of today's biggest challenges. Some solutions are already in use today, but many will come from the next generation of entrepreneurs, policy makers, engineers and scientists. What can we do in order to rise to this grand challenge, who are the trendsetters in this transition and who is starting this movement? 'Meet the Energy Leaders' is a series of lectures, hosted by the Delft Energy Initiative. It features global leaders in the transition to a sustainable energy system.

"The Global Energy Transition"

By Noé van Hulst - Hydrogen Envoy at the Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy

Date: 27 June 2019
Time:
20:40-13:45 (Lunch 12:15)
Location
: TU Delft - Faculty of 3mE - lecture hall A or B
Modorator: professor Paulien Herder

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Abstract:
The speech will touch on the gap between the targets of the Paris Climate Agreement and the reality on the ground. Emissions are still rising on a global scale. Despite this fact, there are good reasons to be optimistic about the ultimate success of the global energy transition and I will discuss why.

Biography:
Noé van Hulst is Hydrogen Envoy at the Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy in the Netherlands. Prior to that, Mr van Hulst was the Dutch Ambassador to the OECD from September 2013 to September 2018 and Chairman of the IEA Governing Board.
From 2003 to 2007, he worked at the International Energy Agency (IEA) in Paris as Director of Long-Term Co-operation and Policy Analysis. He then became Secretary-General of the International Energy Forum (IEF) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from 2008 to 2011. He was Director of the Energy Academy Europe in 2012-2013.
Before that, Mr van Hulst worked at the Ministry of Economic Affairs from 1988, lastly as Director-General for Energy. Mr van Hulst has a PhD in economics from the VU Amsterdam.

Read more about the "Meet the Energy Leaders" series here