Kees van der Leun has been working on the energy transition since he joined then-startup Ecofys in 1986. Recently he has led work for Gas for Climate, the European Hydrogen Backbone, North Sea Wind Power Hub and the Ministry of Economy and Climate in the Netherlands. In 2021, he started Common Futures, together with Daan Peters.
— We can reach 100% renewable energy before 2050. If we get it right, with multiple benefits for society, and affordable and reliable too.