Pieter de Pous
Senior Policy Advisor
Pieter de Pous is a Senior Policy Advisor leading E3G’s Coal Transition work in Europe as well as covering gas and land-use. His roles focuses on advising the European diplomatic community as well as civil society on opportunities for accelerating Europe’s coal phase out.
Pieter works with governments, civil society groups and EU institutions to advance EU and national policies in support of a coal phase out and a just transition. His area of expertise is in ecology, EU decision making, environmental and energy policies and transition processes.
Prior to joining E3G Pieter spend 14 years working for Europe’s largest NGO, European Environmental Bureau, 7 of which as its policy director. In this role he has helped advance the EU’s environmental agenda in areas ranging from chemical safety, biodiversity to energy and circular economy.
Pieter holds a MSc from the University of Wageningen, Netherlands.
He tries to spend his free time as much as possible outdoors.