Mr. J.W. van Hoogstraten MSc

Delegate Supervisory Director

Jan Willem van Hoogstraten (14 August 1964) studied petroleum extraction (graduated in 1989) at Delft Technical University. He is a Delegate Supervisory Director of GasTerra.

After studying Mining and Petroleum Extraction at Delft Technical University, he started working for Shell, where he held various Well Engineering positions in Scotland, Nigeria, Indonesia and England. He then moved to Wintershall where he held various operational and commercial management positions. At TAQA Energy he was initially employed as Project Director and later as Managing Director, responsible for various initiatives including the creation of one of Europe’s largest commercial gas storage facilities at Bergermeer. He was appointed CEO of EBN by the minister of Economic Affairs at the start of 2016.

Ancillary roles

  • Member of the Advisory Board for the Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP)
  • Member of the TNO Strategic Advisory Board on Energy
  • Member of the Supervisory Board, Energy Academy Europe