Gilbert Gouverneur (1970) has over 20 years of experience in the field of new business development and renewable energy with a specialization in District Cooling development, Hybrid Wind and Solar project development (incl. technical/economic analyses and financial engineering). He furthermore has overseen long-term energy planning for island nations and energy/water efficiency management for buildings. Innovation and sustainability in its broad sense (cradle to cradle, circular /blue/green economy, people, profit, and planet) have always been his drive. Mr. Gouverneur currently resides in the Netherlands and is working as a Senior Business Developer in district heating and cooling.