Gerben-Jan Gerbrandy has worked as a Senior Advisor at Publyon since February 2021, advising companies, governments and civil society organisations in the field of sustainability. He also chairs Publyon’s internal Sustainability and Energy team. Gerben-Jan is President of the National Agenda for Charging Infrastructure. Besides that, he is Chair of the Advisory Boards of both the Institute of Environmental Sciences of Leiden University and the Food Transition Coalition. He also chairs the International Advisory Board of the TAPP Coalition.
From 2009 to 2019, Gerben-Jan was a Member of the European Parliament for the Democrats 66 (D66). In 2020 he sat on the National Advisory Committee on Nitrogen. He has also served as secretary-general of D66 in the Dutch national parliament, as a political advisor to the Minister of Foreign Trade, and as a senior advisor at the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality.
Gerben-Jan enjoys practising sports like football, tennis, squash, padel and running. He is also a member of the board of his local football and cricket club “Quick”.