Working with the tides for clean energy: Allard van Hoeken at TEDxBinnenhof 2012
Allard van Hoeken (Groningen, The Netherlands) is Head of the New Energy department at Bluewater Energy Services. He is responsible for the development of Bluetec. Allard holds a masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Delft University of Technology. He completed his master thesis at the NTNU Trondheim. He further holds an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France.
Allard joined Bluewater in 1995. He left Bluewater to pursue his MBA and founded several companies still operating today. In 2004 he re-joined Bluewater as Business Development manager for conventional and new products. He was responsible for the Latin American market for several years, based in Houston, USA. He added Tidal Energy as a new potential market for Bluewater and is currently responsible for the development and market introduction of this technology.
@ TEDx Binnenhof 2012