Bert Witkamp is owner of Valuad Ltd, a Belgium consultancy specialising in Sustainable Transport. Bert is Operating Agent for the IEA HEV TCP Task 40 CRM4EV (Critical Raw Materials for Electric Vehicles). About 10 countries and 20 companies and research institutes are participating in Task 40 CRM4EV. The IEA HEV TCP is a multinational initiative between 18 countries and in collaboration with the IEA to work on the development of EVs.
He is also involved in the EU Commission project EAFO (European Alternative Fuels Observatory) and REE4EU (H2020), a EU H2020 rare earth recycle project. Bert is also the main author of a report written for the EU Commission to advise on the transition to a zero emission car fleet in Europe by 2050.
Bert was until recently Secretary General of AVERE, The European Association for Electromobility.
As CEO, he has previously run businesses in wind energy, biomass, solar energy, sustainable housing and sustainable waste management. Bert has worked 25 years in multinational companies in senior executive / CO positions.