Startup Trainer/Coach, Consultant
Ron Bloemers has over 20 years of full circle experience and network in the global renewables/cleantech industry, within the broader context of global energy markets, from the level of early stage clean-tech startups, all the way up, to the top management level of large international corporations on a global playing field. Ron has proven examples of early stage cleantech startups that he coached/mentored to global success in a bilateral coaching/mentoring relationship.
Ron is the founder and managing partner of Start-U-up, a boutique, private accelerator. He has designed and implemented the curriculum for stage 3 of the Climate-KIC Accelerator Program (Europe’s largest cleantech accelerator, with more than 500 startups incubated/accelerated throughout Europe). He frequently trains other coaches as well as startups all over Europe. Between 2012 and 2015, cleantech startups in the Dutch Climate-KIC Accelerator Program alone closed €35 million in external finance.
For 12 years, Ron served as a renewable energy and climate change expert at McKinsey & Company. His responsibilities included serving and developing clients on a European and global scale, leading/training/coaching McKinsey client service teams on a European and global scale, and a worldwide responsibility for knowledge development in renewables under McKinsey’s Practice Leadership.
Ron holds a Msc. in Business Economics (specializations in corporate finance and environmental management), and a Bsc. in Physical Education.