CEO, Rocky Mountain Institute
Jules Kortenhorst is CEO of Rocky Mountain Institute, a nonprofit think-and-do tank that advances market-based solutions that transform global energy use to create a clean, prosperous, and secure future. Prior to RMI, he was CEO of Topell Energy BV and founding CEO of the European Climate Foundation. Before launching ECF, he was CEO for international operations of ClientLogic Corporation and served in the Dutch parliament. Earlier in his career, Kortenhorst worked for eight years for Royal Dutch Shell, including as managing director of Shell Bulgaria. He began his career as an analyst at McKinsey & Company in Amsterdam.