Mrs Nienke Homan is an international expert in energy transition, specialised in green hydrogen, energy systems, infrastructure, and industrial transitions. She plays a leading role in designing sustainable value chains that contribute to regional development. Nienke has several advisory and board positions, such as board member of the Green Hydrogen Organisation in Geneva, chairwoman of the Royal Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry (VNCI) and chairwoman of the Dutch Ceramic Industry. Nienke is the CEO of Impact Hydrogen, a company that advises on and organises hydrogen projects that contribute to green growth and prosperity in regions across the globe by mobilising technical expertise, knowledge, and human capital from a global partner network. Nienke Homan is the former Regional Minister of the province of Groningen, home of the first Hydrogen Valley of the world (HEAVENN).