Tjisse Stelpstra

Regional Minister
Province of Drenthe
Portret gedeputeerde Tjisse Stelpstra, provincie Drenthe.   COPYRIGHT MARCEL JURIAN DE JONG

Tjisse Stelpstra is a Dutch civil servant, politician and administrator, a member of the ChristenUnie party. Before the party was founded, Mr. Stelpstra belonged to the Reformed Political Alliance (GPV), for which he served as a member of the Provincial Council of North Holland. From 2007 to 2011 he was a committee member in Drenthe Province, and from 2011 to 2015 a member of the Provincial Council of Drenthe and the ChristenUnie party chairman. Mr. Stelpstra has been a member of Drenthe Provincial Executive since April 2015; since 2019, his portfolio has included climate, energy, the Regional Energy Strategy (RES), and the environment. He is the spokesperson of the EU Committee of the Regions (CoR) on circular economy and ECR Group representative in the Working Group on Green Deal. Mr. Stelpstra holds a law degree from the University of Groningen.

11 May
 - 10:30 BST (UTC +01:00)

• Overview of Hydrogen policies across Europe and the key countries who are leading the development of the market
• How do European nations create a financially viable Green Hydrogen market?
• How can policymakers incentivise Green Hydrogen to support long term development of an independently funded
• Implications for financiers and utilities – where are the investable propositions?