Henri Marie L. van Soest
Electricity Law; Energy Law; EU Law; Financial Law; Climate Change Law; Company Law
Henri obtained a Double Degree LL.M. from KU Leuven (Belgium) and Universität Zürich (Switzerland), focusing on European law, financial law and company law. During his studies, he did field research in Peru on the effects of the special market mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol. He was also an active member of the Model UN community, as a delegate, team leader and conference organiser. He interned at the European Affairs section of the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Henri spent six months in the General Secretariat of BNP Paribas Fortis, the largest bank in Belgium, focusing on corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. He also worked in London as a junior analyst at the Cleantech Group, a leading market analysis firm for clean technologies, where he co-authored the flagship Global Cleantech Innovation Index (GCII).