Marcel Galjee (1976), presides in his role as Director Energy within AkzoNobel a team of dedicated energy experts, which is responsible for the purchasing, hedging, dispatching and the agenda on energy sustainability. This includes the governmental / regulatory affairs on Energy.
AkzoNobel is an international (decorative) paint, coating and chemical company, of which the chemical business represents the most energy intensive part, approximately 80% of the variable cost base is determined by energy. AkzoNobel’s annual energy spent is around € 0.6 billion in primarily electricity, steam and gas.
Prior to his present role, Marcel worked as an international consultant at PWC within the large energy spectrum and another 8 years in various energy related functions at Vattenfall Sweden, Germany and the Netherlands.