Keynote speakers

Marc Vermeulen
Marc Vermeulen

Professor in Sociology, TIAS School for Business and Society | Tilburg University

“No technical innovation without social innovation! It is a fascinating interplay where human talent interacts with technical opportunities in shaping an sustainable, inclusive and exiting new world.”

Sara Pieters
Sara Pieters

Innovation expert, Red Zezel

Maria van der Heijden
Maria van der Heijden

Manager Director, MVO Nederland

“To achieve the New Economy, which is climate-neutral, circular, inclusive and has fair (trade) chains- we like to team up with as many entrepreneurs as possible to create a movement. Why? Because in order to get as quickly as possible at the New Economy, we have to step up our efforts and make this movement as wide-ranging as possible.”

Pieter-Jan De Man
Pieter-Jan De Man

Director, STAS BV

Michel Scholte
Michel Scholte

Minister of the New Economy, Director Impact Institute & True Price

Firas Abdulhasain
Firas Abdulhasain

Board member, SDG Young Leaders Network

Aniek Moonen
Aniek Moonen

Chair, Jonge Klimaatbeweging

Ruud Veltenaar
Ruud Veltenaar

Future thinker, Global speaker, Philosopher and writer

Parallel speakers

René Groot Bruinderink
René Groot Bruinderink

Head of Climate Solutions, South Pole Nederland

Katja Wouters
Katja Wouters

Program manager Sustainable Employability, DAF Trucks NV

Joost Jetten
Joost Jetten

Head of Enterprise, Logitech Benelux

Maike Akkers
Maike Akkers

Program Manager Energy Transition – Infrastructure, Port of Rotterdam

Douwe van der Stroom
Douwe van der Stroom

Program Manager Energy Transition – Digitalisation, Port of Rotterdam

Bart van der Velpen
Bart van der Velpen

Program Director Net Zero Industry, Royal HaskoningDHV

Cristina Tanase
Cristina Tanase

General manager, NatureConnect by Signify

Sankalp Sharma
Sankalp Sharma

Head of Talent Management, Leadership and DEI, Signify

Evangelia Demerouti
Evangelia Demerouti

Professor and Chief Diversity Officer, Eindhoven University of Technology

Tim Spee
Tim Spee

Project leader, Metalot

Mirjam van Laarhoven
Mirjam van Laarhoven

Speaker, facilitator and sustainability advisor

Helena Samodurova
Helena Samodurova

CCO and Co-founder, Incooling

Rudie Verweij
Rudie Verweij

CEO and Co-founder, Incooling

Britta Wyss Bisang
Britta Wyss Bisang

Global Sustainability Director, Schoeller Allibert

Mark Groot Wassink
Mark Groot Wassink

Director Sustainability & Innovation, Royal Auping

Advisory board

Marc Vermeulen
Marc Vermeulen

Professor in Sociology, TIAS School for Business and Society | Tilburg University

“No technical innovation without social innovation! It is a fascinating interplay where human talent interacts with technical opportunities in shaping an sustainable, inclusive and exiting new world.”

Erwin Kerkhof
Erwin Kerkhof

Sustainability Advisor, Eindhoven University of Technology

“The high tech industry has the power to shape our sustainable future, but also has to take its responsibility in reaching broader sustainability goals like circularity, human rights, equality and good health.”

Harrie Arends
Harrie Arends

Manager Operations, HTCE Site Management

“Sustainability and Innovation are an integral part of our way of working on High Tech Campus Eindhoven. We have build and Ecosystem based on these pillars to create an “ great place to work “ for all our tenants and are proud to show this with real examples on our Campus.”

Maurice Loosschilder
Maurice Loosschilder

Global Head of Sustainability, Signify

“We should not only accelerate the transition to renewable energy, but also focus on increasing energy efficiency. The most sustainable energy is the energy you don’t use.”

Nick de Ruiter
Nick de Ruiter

Partner, Sustainalize

“If we want to reach our local, European and global goals in sustainability we need the best brains out there help in the so much needed innovations to make this happen.”

Geanne van Arkel
Geanne van Arkel

Former Head of Sustainable Development at Interface and MVO Manager of the Year 2018

“Regenerative sustainable development is crucial for a a future resilient industry, it is not only offering answers to today’s challenges but is enabling industry to create tomorrow’s opportunities. Learning from nature is sparking innovation in product, process and business model development, while finding new ways and unexpected partners for collaboration in order to shaping the future.”

Maaike Thijssen
Maaike Thijssen

Company owner, De Vitaliteitsmanager – consultancy agency for sustainable employability and organizational vitality, Member Advisory Board, Nationaal Platform Duurzame Inzetbaarheid (NPDI)

“Addressing employees health and wellbeing in company policies, maximizes the sustainable employability of the workforce and contributes to growing towards a vital organization.”

Harald Tepper
Harald Tepper

Senior Director Sustainable Development, Philips

“Doing business responsibly and sustainably is an imperative, now more than ever. We need everyone to participate and put their brightest ideas together.”

Maria van der Heijden
Maria van der Heijden

Manager Director, MVO Nederland

“To achieve the New Economy, which is climate-neutral, circular, inclusive and has fair (trade) chains- we like to team up with as many entrepreneurs as possible to create a movement. Why? Because in order to get as quickly as possible at the New Economy, we have to step up our efforts and make this movement as wide-ranging as possible.”

Clara Otero Perez
Clara Otero Perez

Senior Director of System Innovations and Site Manager, NXP Semiconductors