Gert has more than 20 years of professional experience and a deep understanding of the energy sector and the Southeast Asian markets. He started his career in 1997 in the litigation and arbitration practice group of Linklaters, and joined the ENGIE Group in 2005. After moving to Southeast Asia in 2007, Gert transitioned into business development and general management positions at Glow Energy, the Thai affiliate of ENGIE that was responsible for the latter’s power generation activities in Thailand, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaysia. Prior to its sale to GPSC in March 2019, Gert was Head of Business Development at Glow Energy and member of its executive committee. Gert holds master degrees from King’s College in London, Panthéon-Assas in Paris and KU Leuven in Belgium. He is fluent in English, Dutch and French.