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 is co-Founder and director of SQ Consult B.V. She is specialized in policy development and business strategy development in renewable energy, climate change and energy efficiency. Monique combines in-depth insight in policy and markets with passion for sustainability and solid business understanding.
Monique holds a M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from Twente University in the Netherlands. She has worked in the field of sustainable energy and climate change since 1994, in various positions leading up to international director.
She has advised a large number of international public and private clients in their sustainable management strategies. Monique worked on various projects for the European Commission including the impact assessment of the proposed Energy Efficiency Directive, the review of the EU-ETS and a series of projects in which the progress to EU target setting was monitored and the EU renewable energy policy framework was further shaped. 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.
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Phone: +31 616822969
Laetitia is co-founder and director of SQ Consult BV. She holds an MA in Applied Economics and an MSc in Environmental Regulation, the combination of which she has used in diverse positions within the utilities business.
French national, she spent most of her career in the Netherlands, first with renewable energy and renewable energy certificates and then moving on to gas and electricity markets. After a year spent at Ecofys upon her arrival in the Netherlands, she joined the trading floor of Dutch utility Nuon where she worked on origination deals for two years before moving on to corporate strategy and merger and acquisition work. In her last year at Nuon she headed the strategy department of the Marketing and Sales division of Nuon.
Laetitia combines a solid understanding of the (dis)functioning of European gas and electricity and renewable markets with an affinity for legal/regulatory affairs. She completed a post-doc in Competition Law (European and Dutch) which allowed her to lead merger programmes at both the Dutch and European competition authorities and to file cases with both DG COMP and DG TREN.