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Eric Wiebes


Helps clients accelerate decarbonization in an economically responsible manner; brings extensive knowledge on a range of sustainability, climate change, and energy-transition topics

Eric specializes in making enterprises more sustainable, drawing on decades of direct experience at the interface between corporate strategy and public policy.

In his advisory work, Eric plays an active role in supporting energy transition. He inspires industry leaders to set bolder sustainability targets and helps them enlarge the scope to include performance improvement. With a stakeholder-focused approach, he looks for realistic and fact-based solutions and engages private and public organizations to take part and support them.

Eric started his career as an energy engineer at Shell and joined McKinsey as a consultant in 1990 before eventually moving on to work in both the private and public sector. He rejoined the firm in 2022.

Published Work

From ambition to action: Decarbonization and beyond in the Netherlands,” McKinsey & Company, November 2023

The new imperative for green commodities,” McKinsey & Company, August 2022

Past Experience

Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
Deputy secretary general
Director, competition policy

Ministry of Finance
State secretary

Municipality of Amsterdam

OC&C Strategy Consultants
Senior partner

Utilities engineer, process technologist 



TU Delft
MS, mechanical engineering and sustainable energy