Koen Peters
Executive Director - GOGLA Secretariat

Mr Koen Peters is Executive Director of the GOGLA Secretariat since August 2014. He has over two decades of international work experience in both public and private sector roles. Prior to joining GOGLA, Koen worked at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ development aid programmes, being responsible for e.g. promoting private sector investment in renewable energy and household access to energy. Earlier in his career, Mr. Peters co-founded and co-managed a solar PV company in Tanzania,  and managed one of the first projects aimed at solar mobile phone charging solutions in Uganda. Koen has a master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Wageningen University, and a Master in Business Administration jointly from Nyenrode University and Kellogg School of Management.