Olof van der Gaag
Olof van der Gaag is Director of the Dutch Association for Sustainable Energy (NVDE), established in 2015. The NVDE has more than 50 members, including energy suppliers, distribution system operators and branche organisations for sustainable energy techniques, representing over a thousand companies and cooperations. Accelerating the energy transition is the number one goal of the Dutch Association for Sustainable Enegy. From 2008 to 2016, Olof worked as campaign director and team manager communication and fundraising for Natuur & Miilieu, a renowned Dutch environmental NGO. He succeeded in making sustainability attractive, easy and profitable for many consumers, companies and organisations. From 1998 to 2007 Olof was political coordinator of the GreenLeft party in the Dutch parliament. He studied cultural anthropology in Utrecht.