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.

Latest Tweets

I'm happy to represent the @energywebx at the https://www.defi-for-good.com/ ... conference on June 7. Join me at 13:30 CEST to discuss how we can achieve the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Developments Goals (SDG)

Excited to see @ArgoBlockchain and @dmgblockchain join the @CryptoClimAcc as ... signatories and spearhead a 'green hash rate' solution. The movement to #makecryptogreen is accelerating, via @CoinDesk. https://www.coindesk.com/argo-and-dmg-join-group-working-to-lower-bitcoin-miners-carbon-emissions

This week's @Tesla $BTC announcement is bigger than #crypto and bigger than ... #electricvehicles, because it's about BOTH. With $EWT, the #EnergyWeb tech stack, and the @CryptoClimAcc, we can #makecryptogreen while decarbonizing the global energy sector. You in, @elonmusk?

Congratulations to longtime #EnergyWeb member and California utility @PGE4Me for... being named to the @SEPAPower Utility Transformation Leaderboard, recognizing progressive, cutting-edge utilities accelerating a clean, modern, digital grid.

https://sepapower.org/utility-transformation-challenge/profile/

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