Top Sector ChemistryNL announces a double change in the top team. Karlo van Dam, Director of Sustainable Industry at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, has been appointed as Kingdom Representative and succeeds David Pappie. Moniek Tromp, professor of Materials Chemistry at the University of Groningen, has been appointed Captain of Science within the top team. She succeeds Bert Weckhuysen.
Karlo van Dam: “Society is facing major transitions in the field of energy and raw materials. Chemistry has a key role to play in making these transitions possible. With the top sector we contribute to the transition and a strong chemical sector through a strong network of experts and companies. I look forward to contributing to these ambitions on behalf of the government.”
Moniek Tromp: “ChemistryNL plays an important role in connecting knowledge, business and political decision-making in The Hague. In the past I have been able to set up many collaborations between the knowledge world and the business community. I find it a great challenge to represent the world of knowledge, from science to practice-oriented research and vocational education, in the top team. I look forward to collaborating with an international perspective on promising innovations that are crucial to enable the major transitions in the field of energy and raw materials, including circularity.”
Read more about Karlo and Moniek here.