Location: Barcelona, Spain
Phone: +34 661485801
Sergio is co-Founder and director of SQ Consult BV. Sergio’s combined technical and political expertise has brought him to management of various complex, international and multi-discipline projects related to energy and development issues. During his long-term career in the energy sector he among was Vice-Minister of Energy in Peru and International Director for global activities in energy generation strategies at European consultancy firm Ecofys.
Sergio holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering, with minors in Economics and Mathematics from Northeastern University in Boston (USA), where he was for several years an associate researcher on energy generation topics and future energy needs.
Sergio currently works in renewable energy and climate change strategies and policies. In the last years he has developed strong expertise in sustainability, production and trade of biofuels and different sorts of biomass. He has a very thorough understanding of investment decision making within the energy sector as well as extensive hands-on experience on overcoming investment barriers.
Location: Utrecht, the Netherlands
Phone: +31 617500196
Monique Voogt (MSc) has worked as a consultant in the field of sustainable energy and climate change since 1994, specialised in the design and implementation of energy and carbon market mechanisms. Monique combines in-depth insight in policy and markets with passion for sustainability and solid business understanding.
She has worked with the European Commission, Development Banks and UN Bodies, as well as with NGOs and various multinational companies around the globe. Monique supported public clients in developing policy programs and legislation, including the European Energy Directive, the EU-ETS, voluntary agreements for industrial energy efficiency, green and white certificate systems, and NAMAs. She supports corporate clients in (re-) designing their corporate strategy in response to upcoming and expected legislative changes, and supports development of business propositions in energy and carbon markets. and conducted various power market analyses (portfolio analysis, due diligence, strategy design and policy response) for several European energy companies. Monique is a fast-thinker, analytical, open, down-to-earth, and a strong communicator. She knows how to motivate people and excels at building bridges between a diversity of people, disciplines, and ideas.