Hans Korteweg is COGEN Europe’s Managing Director since May 2017. He has more than 15 years of energy and environment policy experience, during which time he spearheaded the implementation of effective communication and lobbying strategies for high-growth organisations in Brussels, across Europe and internationally. He also has a decade of association management experience. Mr. Korteweg is a French-born Dutch-American. He holds a BA in International Affairs and Politics from Vesalius College – Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium. He is also an Advanced Management Programme graduate of the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. Most recently, Mr. Korteweg was Director of Communications and Government Affairs, EMEA Region, for the Westinghouse Electric Company.