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The Program Board



The Chemistry, Energy and HTSM top sectors are the driving forces behind GroenvermogenNL. A programme board was established following discussions with a wide range of stakeholders from across the country, and includes representatives from the business community, the knowledge industry and the public sector.

The program board:

Ms Marjan Oudeman, MBA was a member of the Executive Committee of the European division of the Tata Steel Group (formerly Corus) and Executive Director of the steel company’s Strip Division before becoming a member of the Executive Committee of AkzoNobel. She is also a former chairman of the Executive Board at Utrecht University. Oudeman is a board member at several companies in the Netherlands and abroad, including UPM-Kymmene Corporation and Solvay SA. She also holds a number of ancillary positions.

Prof Paulien Herder is the dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences and professor of Energy Systems at TU Delft. She specialises in energy systems integration and in making energy and industry free of fossil fuels through electrochemical conversion by combining technical sciences with social and behavioural sciences. Between 2013 and 2019, she was Director of the Delft Energy Initiative, which is a portal to around 1000 energy researchers on the Delft campus.  She is a member of the Supervisory Board of Hotelschool The Hague and a member of the Scientific Sounding Board Committee for the North Sea Consultation.