Kornelis Blok is one of the founders of Ecofys, a Navigant company, and is now director of science. Additionally, he holds a chair of energy systems analysis at Delft University of Technology.
Professor Blok has extensive research and consultancy experience in the field of energy efficiency improvement and clean energy production. He played an important role in the development of international climate policies and has worked in many countries around the world. He has authored and co-authored over 100 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, several books and about 250 research reports, conference contributions and other scientific publications.
He was a lead author for the Third and Fourth Assessment Reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the institution that was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. With Ecofys, he won the Erasmus award for the most innovative company of the Netherlands in 2008.