Bert den Ouden joins Berenschot management consultants
B. (Bert) den Ouden (1957) joined Berenschot on 1 November. As Managing Director, he will be jointly responsible with Director Ludwig Hoeksema for creating the Energy and Sustainability business unit. Bert den Ouden comes to us from the APX Energy Exchange, where he was General Manager since its foundation in 1999. Prior to this, he worked for the Energie-Nederland sector association and for the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
Here he was involved in various activities, such as energy efficiency, decentralised energy production and the liberalisation of the energy market.
In August 2013, Bert den Ouden became General Director of the Flexible Power Alliance Network, which aims to link sustainable energy with flexible demand through the ‘PowerMatcher’. This enables local projects and collectives to coordinate their demand and supply, including sustainable supply, and affect the mutual exchange of power.