Daan Peters

Sustainable Industries and Services

Location: Utrecht, Netherlands

Daan Peters is a Managing Consultant at Ecofys in the Netherlands. Daan advises businesses, governments, NGOs and other organisations on bioenergy policies with a focus on biomass sustainability and EU and Member State policies. He has over 5 years of experience with biofuel policy and sustainability. Prior to joining Ecofys, Daan worked at the biofuels unit of the Dutch ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, where he worked on the implementation of the EU sustainability criteria for biofuels into national legislation and on indirect land use change associated with biofuel production. From 2006 to 2009, Daan worked as policy advisor in the European Parliament in Brussels and Strasbourg. Daan was closely involved in the process that led to the introduction of binding EU sustainability criteria for biofuels and bioliquids but also worked on the wider EU energy and climate package and other environmental issues. Before this, he worked for a public affairs consultancy in Brussels during 2005. Daan holds a Master in international relations from Utrecht University.