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.