ABOUT

Jules Kortenhorst

Jules is a council member of the Energy Web Foundation. He is also CEO and Trustee of nonprofit cleantech think tank and EWF co-founder Rocky Mountain Institute. He is a recognized leader on global energy issues and climate change. His background spans business, government, entrepreneurial, and nonprofit leadership.

Prior to RMI, Jules was the founding CEO of the European Climate Foundation, the largest philanthropic organization dedicated to policy development and advocacy on climate change in Europe. Before launching ECF, he served as a member of the Dutch parliament for the Christian Democratic Party. He also worked for almost 10 years for Royal Dutch/Shell and began his career as an analyst at McKinsey & Co. Jules currently serves on the Energy Transition Commission, on the World Economic Forum’s Future Council on Energy, and on the Board of Stedin Holding NV.

Jules holds both an MBA from Harvard Business School and a masters in economics from Erasmus University, the Netherlands.

The Energy Web is accelerating a low-carbon, customer-centric electricity system by unleashing the potential of open-source, decentralized, digital technologies.

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#AskEnergyWeb On 25 October at 18:30 CEST, we'll host another Telegram AMA! The ... Telegram AMA is your opportunity to connect with members of the #EnergyWeb team via our Telegram channel. Come join us on Telegram and ask away #Askenergyweb! http://T.me/energyweb

Energy Web is excited to mobilize the Student community on our #EWDOS and host ... the Energy track together with @howest University of applied science at the international BLING blockchain Hackathon on 13 and 14 November. We’ll be there as well, register here https://blingathon.eu/howest

Let's keep the momentum going @ClimateWorksAus, decarbonising means we need to ... digitalise, decentralise and distribute so every consumer can make an impact. #EnergyWeb is right behind you
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