André de Groot
Mr. André de Groot started his career in the early 80s as a financial advisor for SME’s. In 2001 he switched to working as programme manager for the Economic Department of the City of Rotterdam. Since 2014, he has further specialised himself in strengthening the chain from producers of energy efficient products, to suppliers, to installers and independent energy advisors and other stakeholders. Constantly seeking for the right positioning and actions for local authorities to help speed up the demand side. André lives with his wife and 2 sons in Zoetermeer. He has taken some energy saving measures in his house: HR++ glazing, floor insulation and solar panels.