The JIN team

Catrinus JepmaCatrinus Jepma

Prof. Dr. Catrinus J. Jepma LL.M is founder and chairman of JIN Climate and Sustainability and editor-in-chief of JIQ Magazine. In addition, he is Professor of Energy and Sustainability at the University of Groningen. As coordinating lead author of the Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) from 1993 to 2007, he shared the Nobel Peace Price awarded to IPCC in 2007. Read more.

Wytze van der GaastWytze van der Gaast

Dr. Wytze van der Gaast is senior researcher at JIN and editor of JIQ Magazine. He has worked for JIN since its foundation in 1995 and is expert on emissions trading, technology transfer, and sustainable development. In January 2015, he succesfully defended his PhD dissertation on the history of the international climate negotiations. Read more.

 Eise SpijkerEise Spijker

Eise Spijker MSc. joined JIN in 2005, and is an expert on biomass-to-energy and waste-to-energy. He is specialised in greenhouse gas emission life cycle assessments related to renewable energy, as well as project-based CO2-crediting schemes. He coordinates EU research projects on biomass-based energy. Read more.

Ida Terluin
Ida Terluin

Dr. Ida Terluin joined JIN in 2020 as a senior researcher in climate and sustainability issues. Before she worked as senior rural economist at LEI-Wageningen UR on analyses of common agricultural and rural policies and rural development in the EU. Her research at JIN includes land-use based mitigation technologies, the uptake of renewable energy solutions and CO2 credit schemes. Read more.

Malte Renz
Malte Renz

In 2020, Malte Renz started his position as a researcher at JIN to work on land-based mitigation measures in the European Horizon 2020 project LANDMARC. Since his graduation in Industrial Engineering and Business Administration with a specialization in energy & environmental sciences (BSc.) as well as in Sustainable Energy Systems Management (MSc.) his professional work focusses on sustainability related topics. Read more.


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