Lisanne Saes is a
senior consultant at Technopolis Group in Amsterdam with expertise in energy
saving, renewable energy, the circular economy and innovation policy. Her
experience includes executing and coordinating impact studies, strategic
studies, evaluations and sustainability projects. She uses both qualitative and
quantitative methods, including surveys, interviews and stakeholder workshops.
Lisanne is innovative and goal oriented.
At Technopolis, she
works mainly on the theme of ‘green economy’. For example, she was project
leader of a feasibility study on the energy goals of the province of North
Brabant and a study on the impact of CIRCO (circular design workshops) on CO2
reduction. She also wrote the Dutch report for the eco-innovation scores and
helped in setting up the Blue Bioeconomy Forum. She also works a lot in the field
of innovation, such as the development of the Regional Innovation Strategy
(RIS3) for the Eastern Netherlands and a quick scan of the innovation and trade
opportunities for the Dutch ICT sector in Germany.
Before working at
Technopolis, Lisanne worked for Liander, a Dutch utility company that
distributes electricity and gas. She worked in the Strategy & Innovation
department as a project leader for sustainability projects and gave policy
advice on sustainability. Lisanne completed her Bachelor and Master Innovation
Sciences at Eindhoven University of Technology, where she specialized in
sustainable innovation. She is fluent in Dutch and English.