Marcel Raats

Marcel Raats

RVO
Co-manager of the Energising Development (EnDev) Program

Biography

Marcel Raats graduated as chemical engineer at Eindhoven University, and started his career as a private consultant in waste and energy projects. In 2000 he joined (one of the predecessors of) the Netherlands Enterprise Agency RVO as an energy specialist, in particular for renewables and, from 2004, energy access. In that position he advises the Dutch MFA on its energy and climate change agenda and manages various programs and activities for energy access in developing countries. Marcel is the co-director of the multidonor Energising Development program which is managed by GIZ and RVO jointly and which is piloting Results Based Financing in 17 countries.