Rob van Gijzel
Rob van Gijzel Chairman EIT KIC Urban Mobility Former Mayor of the city of Eindhoven Eindhoven, Netherlands


He was a member of the Dutch parliament (1989-2001). He was associated with Politeia, an organization focused on innovative PPP constructions (2001-2008). Between 2008-2016, he was mayor of Eindhoven. From 2016, hi is adviser to the Dutch government, supervisor of the Dutch National Broadcasting Service (NOS) and SB chair of the KIC Urban Mobility.


Save to calendar 17-11-2022 11:30 17-11-2022 12:30 Europe/Madrid The Energy Crisis – A Chance For Change?

We need to transform our cities and our mobility systems to have a chance of reaching carbon neutrality. The fast increase this year in oil and gas prices has impacted the energy and mobility sectors’ decarbonisation efforts. In this high-level session, speakers will reflect on challenges and opportunities resulting from this situation and discuss their approaches to liveable cities in this new context.

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