Harm Weken, Managing Partner
Co-founder of FIER Automotive and managing-partner Harm has over thirty years of experience in the automotive industry. Over the years he has build an extensive international network of researchers, governments, policy makers and OEMs. Among many other activities, Harm is the initiator of several groundbreaking international research projects and border crossing pilots in the field of electric mobility.
Email address: Contact Harm
Fields of interest: Incentives for electric driving in Europe, policy making on national, regional and local level in Europe and the United States, electrifying trucks and heavy duty, vehicle-to-grid charging.
Edwin Bestebreurtje, Partner
Being an expert in strategic management and retail, managing-partner Edwin focuses on connecting the industry, resellers, fleet managers and end-users. Acting as the ‘linking pin’ in national and international networks, Edwin - who has been with the company from 2005 onwards – strives to unite all stakeholders needed to realize a mobile sustainable world.
Email address: Contact Edwin
Fields of interest: Retail, fleet management, internationalisation, project-management, consortium development.
Rob Kroon, Project Manager
Europe is the focus of consultant Rob Kroon, who joined FIER Automotive in 2011. Among others, Rob is involved in European research projects about the uptake of the electric car market and joined Dutch-German efforts to electrify trucks of logistics companies. His ambition is to help Europeans learn from each other how they can make the transition from combustion engine powered fleets to sustainable electric ones.
Email address: Contact Rob
More about Rob: LinkedIn
Fields of interest: Electrifying heavy duty for logistics, incentives for electric driving in Europe, European cooperation and knowledge sharing.
Ir. Willem Christiaens, Project manager
Realising the future of emobility is what drives Willem in his role as Project Manager at FIER. Willem is an engineer by training with over 15 years of experience in managing projects and organisations in the renewable energy and emobility sector. Willem joined FIER in January 2022 and his focus is to lead projects and programmes around the next innovations in emobility in the broader societal context.
Fields of interest: Vehicle to Grid, Megawatt charging, Heavy EV transport (road / industry / maritime), Transition management.
Máté Csukás, Project manager
Máté Csukás holds an MSc degree in Enterprise Development and currently enrolled as a PhD candidate in Strategic Management in Corvinus University of Budapest. He works as a project manager for FIER Automotive & Mobility, and a project manager for the European Alternative Fuel Observatory initiative. He is a researcher of the strategic development of smart cities, and a consultant on smart and sustainable, particularly electromobility in the CEE region.
László Kerényi, Junior Project manager
As an International Business graduate Laszlo has always been interested in technological innovations and sustainable mobility. Starting his carrier as an electromobility intern and later writing his thesis research about electromobility in Europe, Laszlo aimed at researching state systems of electromobility subsidization and assessing trends of buying and marketing of electric vehicles.
As a junior project manager at Fier Laszlo supports a varied selection of projects while continuously working towards a more accessible electric mobility in a wide range of transport systems across the whole of Europe.
Zsolt Puja, Project Manager
Having a BSc in Public Administration and a doctorate in Law, Zsolt has several years of project management experience in both the public and private sector. Combining his legal knowledge and project management approach with his interest in the mobility sector, Zsolt focuses on the support and promote of sustainable transport and mobility. He works as a consultant and project manager for FIER Automotive & Mobility on sustainable mobility, national support schemes and legal solutions in the CEE region.
Email address: Contact Zsolt
More about Zsolt: LinkedIn
Fields of interest: Project Management in Clean & Smart Mobility, Incentives for electric driving in Europe, E-Car Sharing & fleet management, Legal solutions
Ágoston Molnár, Project manager
Ágoston graduated from University College London with a degree in Urban Planning, Design and Management. Previously, he worked for the Hungarian government on regional transport development, housing, and greenery-related projects in the Budapest metropolitan area. He joined team FIER in January 2023. His main areas of interest are sustainability and liveability issues.
Inge Weken, Office Manager
As a former physiotherapist Inge made the change to work at FIER Automotive in 2006. Since then she works as office manager, organizer of events and she assists our experts in different projects.
Email address: Contact Inge
More about Inge: LinkedIn
Fields of interest: Being in control in of everything and a pioneer in EV en eMobility.