Experienced Business Management and Growth Strategy professional with an extensive background in Strategic Business Development and Investment Due Diligence in innovation and technology driven organizations.
He applies scenario-based thinking and methodologies to master complexity, reduce uncertainty and develop new opportunities to support the creation and diversification of organizations that support the transition of traditional energy reliant countries and regions in the MENA region.
Mr. Rob van der Stel graduated from Vlerick Business School - Innovation & Entrepreneurship and hold a BSc in Chemical Engineering as a basis. In addition, he successfully completed several business management, marketing, finance and economics courses to support my development.
He has 20+ years of professional experience in business management and marketing of complex technical product portfolio’s. In the past 7 years, Rob van der Stel worked for a research and technology development organization TNO as the Sr. Manager New Business & Ventures of TNO Energy. Before TNO he was Commercial Director at the Insulcon Group, and Business Manager/Producer of Medialab at ATG Europe.
His international experience comes from years of acquisition and market development in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Egypt, Oman, South Africa, Europe, Canada, India and Dutch Antilles. He initiates and works on projects for Saudi Aramco, SABIC, Qatar Petroleum, ADNOC, Shell, RasGas, Alba, Dubal, Qatalum, Qapco, Bapco, ArcelorMittal, Tata Steel, etc.
Mr. Rob van der Stel has received the Royal Award of Knight in the Order of Oranje Nassau due to his work as Chairman and Master Fundraiser for the Dutch Rett Syndrome Foundation. An organization that raises funds, sponsors and directs basic research and lead development for pharmaceutical interventions and treatments for Rett Syndrome.
Dr. Cyril Widdershoven, PhD
Founder and Sr. Advisor Geopolitics & Country Risk
Mr. Rob van der Stel, MSc
Founder and Sr. Advisor Scenarios & Technology Investments
Mr. Arezki Daoud, MSc
Sr. Advisor Geopolitics & Energy Markets
Mr. René Schwarzenbach | KSA
Sr. Advisor Defense, Security & Strategy
Mr. Tim Dyer | KSA
Sr. Advisor Aerospace, Security & OGP Markets
Mr. Oscar Balhuizen, BSc
Sr. Advisor Financial, Energy & Commodity Risk
Mr. Michalis Mathioulakis
Sr. Advisor Energy Strategy & Economics
Mr. Daan Elffers
Sr. Advisor Corporate Social Responsibility
Dr. Robert Cutler, PhD
Sr. Advisor Energy Security & Geo-Economics
Mr. Sander Boon, MSc
Sr. Advisor Scenario Development
Mr. Chris Schomper, BSc, MBA
Sr. Advisor Project Development Infrastructure Projects
Dr. Peter Heemeijer, PhD
Sr. Advisor Economics & Econometrics
Dr. Heiko Borchert, PhD
Sr. Advisor Security Risk