Fred van Beuningen


In his time before Clean Tech Delta, Fred has had many prestigious positions at amongst others: The Royal Dutch Shell as head of sales, and Akzo Nobel as head of the innovation department. Next to his activities at CTD Fred currently serves on the investment advisory council of an international clean tech fund and on the Dutch ministerial bio renewable and business platform, is part of the Board for Future Energy Business at the Erasmus University, was asked to lead a strategy group on circular economy in the Roadmap Next economy with TIR, the consultancy of Jeremy Rifkin and co founded the Impact Media House to use modern media technology for social purposes. Fred is Managing partner of the Chrysalix RoboValley Venture Capital fund and builds a global braintrust around emerging technologies such as intelligent systems and AI that will disrupt a variety of industries and lead to next level productivity and sustainability.

Else Veldman

Programme Manager Energy Transition

Else has always worked on innovations where sustainability and technology come together, particularly in the areas of energy, smart mobility and smart cities. With her technical background, Else is highly interested in new technologies and smart applications. Therefore, she likes to connect these with concrete and current issues and opportunities. Else will be happy to work with you on how you can approach new challenges and how to connect them with new solutions.


Eli Prins

Project Manager Start-up and Knowledge Institutions

At Clean Tech Delta, Eli will be involved, among other things, in looking for opportunities for startups within the Clean technology industry, by connecting them to the Clean Tech Delta network and increasing their chances of success in the market. Furthermore, Eli will intensify the relationship between knowledge institutions and the business world. In this way, novel technologies will have a better chance to reach the market.


Giuliana Unger

Project Manager International Projects

Giuliana is passionate about sustainability and innovation and has experience in the IT field. At Clean Tech Delta, Giuliana is committed to facilitate cleantech innovation across borders by connecting organizations to address challenges and realize opportunities internationally. Giuliana holds a BSc in International Business from Maastricht University and an MSc in Business Information Management from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Her DNA is a mix of cultures; she lived and worked in Germany, Spain, The Netherlands, The United States and Colombia.

Ivo Carels

Project Manager Energy Transition

Ivo works in the energy transition, which has been his dream since he was a teenager. He can help you identify opportunities and quickly make links within the network. His technical background in mechanical engineering and process & energy at TU Delft help to understand your technologies. Furthermore, his project management experience in project and product development in the waste to energy and renewable fuel sectors make it easy for him to understand the business aspects as well. Feel free to get into contact as Ivo is excited to hear about your ideas for the energy transition.

Sarah Leebeek

Communication Manager

With an International Bachelors of Media and Communication from Erasmus University and experience as a sustainability-focused entrepreneur, Sarah is responsible for both internal and external communication at CTD. With a personal interest in sustainability and a great dose of creativity, she is motivated to support the CTD team where possible.

Mayke Hageraats

Office Manager

Mayke is the first point of contact at CTD. For new initiatives, organizational matters and questions you can contact her. She will then help you, or direct you to the right CTD team member.

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