Gijs S.

Solar Energy | Sustainable Energy

Netherlands
English, Dutch

Internationally minded operational/project manager within the solar-energy industry with a strong analytical and technical background. Summary: - 8 years of general professional experience - 4 years ...see more

  • Energy & Utilities

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Chief Technology Officer

Libra Energy
2 years
Current position
Apr 2020 - Present
Libra Energy is a distributor and wholesaler of sustainable energy products. Our expertise lays within the field of solar energy, energy storage and e-mobility. With our team of 100 emp...see more

Global Procurement & Sourcing Manager

BLUETOWN
2 years
Apr 2018 - Feb 2020
BLUETOWN provides low-cost, sustainable Wi-Fi solutions to connect people in rural areas of the world.

Business Development Manager

Power Providers Tanzania
2 years
Feb 2016 - Dec 2017
Power Providers is an off-grid solar company in Arusha, Tanzania with roughly 25 employees. After a dip in sales I was hired to assist building up and strengthening the company and ens...see more

Head of Operations

Sungevity International
2 years
Feb 2014 - Feb 2016
Started working at this residential solar company when it was a start-up with 15 employees. After being acquired by Oakland based Sungevity (1000 employees) Amsterdam grew into the Euro...see more

Head of Customer Care

Sungevity International
9 months
May 2013 - Feb 2014
At Sungevity we are dedicated to speeding up the global energy transition by powering lives with sunshine. Our Rooftop Revolution goes far beyond selling solar panels. We push boundarie...see more

Customer Care - Project Manager

Sungevity International
3 months
Feb 2013 - May 2013
At Sungevity we are dedicated to speeding up the global energy transition by powering lives with sunshine. Our Rooftop Revolution goes far beyond selling solar panels. We push boundarie...see more

Cycled Norway to South Africa in 10 months on an electric bicycle.

Cape to Cape 2012
10 months
Mar 2012 - Jan 2013
During this 19.800km journey I wanted to experience the renewable energy transition at first hand and explored the sector by talking with experienced professionals and visiting renewabl...see more

Group Sustainability - Student Assistant

A.P. Moller - Maersk Group
2 years
Feb 2010 - Feb 2012
As a student assistant in Group Sustainability I:  Assisted in developing the Groups Climate Change Strategy and kept track of progress  Assisted in publishing the 2010 and 2011 Maer...see more

Various internships, jobs and entrepreneurial projects

ABN AMRO Bank N.V.
4 years
Dec 2007 - Dec 2011
 NOTS/McKinsey – After winning a McKinsey case competition together with 3 other students we conducted a feasibility study for Concentrated Solar Power in Namibia and Mozambique  Fore...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Energy & Utilities

Expertise

  • Business Development
  • Sustainability
  • Quality Management
  • Technical Support
  • Business Growth
  • Energy Transition
  • Product Management
  • Energy storage