Diederik SAMSOM | European Commission
Head of cabinet of EVP Frans Timmermans
at the European Commission
Diederik Samsom is head of cabinet of EVP Frans Timmermans at the European Commission since 2019. An experienced Dutch environmentalist and politician, Samsom has been a member of the Dutch House of Representatives (2003-16), where he has been particularly vocal on issues related to sustainability, climate and energy, and transport issues, and was leader of the PvdA in 2012-16. Prior to entering the House of Representatives, Samsom was chief executive officer of Echte Energie, a green energy trading company, and a campaigner for Greenpeace Netherlands. He holds an engineering degree from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands.
Presenting at the following session(s):
Tuesday 4th May 2021 – 11:00 – 12:00 Fireside chat | Transition Free Throws –DHC as a Game Changer