Wim has over 25 years of experience in renewable energy and energy efficiency project implementation in Southern and East Africa. He has worked on a wide range of energy implementation, research and capacity building projects on behalf of the AFDB,World bank, UNDP,GEF,EU, national governments, private sector, research institutions and bilaterals.

He was the Lead Coordinator of the EEP Africa Trust Fund, a regional fund that aims to increase energy access in 15 countries in Southern and East Africa. The fund is hosted by the Nordic Development Fund (NDF) and provides seed funding to early stage renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.