Geert Laagland, Vattenvall, The Netherlands
Geert Laagland joined Vattenfall in 2006. He was engineering manager and commissioning manager for the Magnum 1400 MW CCGT in Eemshaven in The Netherlands, commissioned in 2013. After this he worked as technology coordinator in Asset Management, working on multiple technical topics amongst options to decarbonize heat and power plants. He returned in 2017 to the projects department as director of engineering. Before joining Vattenfall he worked 4 years at the Royal Netherlands Weather Service (KNMI) as manager of the instrumentation division, 10 years at KEMA on performance testing of power plants and 10 years as naval officer in the Royal Netherlands Navy.