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Jacob Fontijne

Jacob Fontijne

Jacob Fontijne is the Managing Director for Kema Laboratories and Country Chair for DNV GL in the Netherlands. He joined DNV GL in 2011 as KEMA’s Chief Operating Officer for the BeNeLux, Africa and Middle East region. Before joining DNV GL, he worked in different roles in the energy and offshore industries for Shell, Centrica and Booz Allen & Hamilton. Jacob graduated as a Chemical Engineer from Delft University of Technology and received an MBA from Cornell University in the USA.

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Testing and innovation: hand-in-hand for 90 years

KEMA Laboratories is celebrating our 90th anniversary this October. Looking back over that history, it is interesting to note the role that testing has always played in enabling innovation in electrical equipment. And I’m proud to say the KEMA name ...

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SF6 replacements: switching how we think about power transmission

The effort to replace this potent greenhouse gas in switchgear could also open the door to a new reliable, cost-effective and greener option for electricity transmission. In a post last year, I discussed how the T&D industry can combine economic ...

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VW scandal shows need for independent testing: so let’s work together on it

VW scandal shows need for independent testing: so let’s work together on it

The recent Volkswagen scandal has highlighted the dire need for third party testing. Without the valuable work done by the California Air Regulations Board and the US Environmental Protection Agency, the faulty test reports may have never been uncov ...

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