CEO - TenneT

TenneT crosses borders and connects countries with around 22,000 kilometres of high-voltage lines. TenneT ranks among Europe’s top five TSOs and works closely with governments, Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs), suppliers and investors all over the world.

Before being appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of  Tennet in 2002, Mel Kroon held the position of Managing Director of Hooge Huys Verzekeringen N.V., part of the Utrecht-based SNS Reaal Insurance Group, where in 1999 he was appointed Deputy Chair of the Executive Board of SNS Reaal Insurance.

Having studied aeronautical and aerospace engineering at Delft University of Technology, Mel Kroon went on to complete his Master’s in Business Administration at Rochester University/Erasmus University in Rotterdam. His career first took off at Fokker Aircraft N.V., where he held a variety of posts including that of Vice President for Marketing. He then transferred, first to Holec N.V. as Director for Marketing & Sales of the Traction Division, then to the SNS Reaal Insurance Group.

Other positions qualitate qua

Chairman Supervisory Board TenneT TSO GmbH, Member Supervisory Board EPEX SPOT, Chairman Supervisory Board NOVEC B.V., Member of the Board CASC.EU, Chairman Supervisory Board TSCNET Services GmbH.

Other positions

Member Supervisory Board Havenbedrijf Rotterdam N.V. (Port of Rotterdam), Member Supervisory Board Koole Terminals, Member of the Board Dutch-German Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Supervisory Board Coöperatie VGZ.