Marcel has over 10 years experience in the energy sector. His focus is on enabling large-scale integrated and low-carbon smart energy systems. Marcel has led several complex multi-stakeholder strategy projects for gas and electricity utilities on innovation, system integration, and the use and impact of digital techniques on the energy system. Marcel was a lead contributor to Third Industrial Revolution roadmaps for the transition to smart cities and regions such as France’s Hauts-de-France, The Netherlands’ metropolitan region of Rotterdam-The Hague, and the EU member state of Luxembourg.
Before joining the energy sector, Marcel had an international career in IT, working for various start-ups in both the Netherlands and the US.
Ph.D., Nuclear Physics, University of Groningen, Netherlands MSc, Experimental Physics, University of Groningen, Netherlands