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Susan Hansen

Global Strategist Energy Transition

As the Global Strategist Energy Transition, Susan Hansen is responsible for developing Rabobank's research portfolio of Energy Transition analyst team that she has founded. The team focuses on topics ranging from grids and networks to renewable energy production, storage, and waste management, to name a few.

Susan has got a long-standing career within Rabobank. During her many years in research, Susan has developed thought leadership in many sectors that range from vegetable oil commodities to packaging and renewable energy. Susan has also held several high-profile roles in Rabobank, for example as the Head of the global Clean Tech Research team and as Strategist Supply Chains where she was responsible for the global research team focused on the food packaging and food logistics sectors. Susan had set up and  managed both teams.

In between, Susan also had a sting in financing where she was working on complex international transactions in various fields, including acquisition finance, asset-based financing, export finance as well as trade & commodity finance. Prior to working at Rabobank, Susan gained experience in research, analysis, project management and complex contract negotiations in the global telecom and staffing industries.

Publications Susan Hansen


The complex task of reforming the EU’s electricity market

On September 14, the European Commission proposed specific intervention measures to address the soaring energy prices. Such intervention is a complex task, and any approach has its own drawbacks. This report reviews the proposal and contextualises it, among all the possible ones.