Arij is a Director at Lux and leads the energy research team. Arij and his team provide strategic insights in the rapidly changing landscape of energy supply to mobility, residences, and industry
Prior to joining Lux Research, Arij worked for Shell and TNO, the public research and technology organization of The Netherlands. At Shell, he conducted research into process safety and combustion. At TNO he worked on a variety of topics including food preservation, emission reduction and biomass conversion. His last position there was innovation director for the chemical industry, P&L responsible for TNO's entire project portfolio for the chemical industry and liaising with the Dutch and EU governments on innovation policy.
Arij holds an MSc. degree in mechanical engineering from Twente University and a Ph.D. from Eindhoven University.