Huub den Rooijen is the former Managing Director of Marine at the Crown Estate, a statutory body that manages the seabed around England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is responsible for its sustainable development including for cables, pipelines, aggregates, carbon storage, and offshore renewable energy. He retired in October 2022 to become an independent marine advisor.
Huub has over 30 years of experience in the energy sector, predominantly working with Shell where he started as a research geophysicist. He is a co-founder of Shell’s wind energy business, delivering and managing its first offshore windfarms in the UK and the Netherlands. Prior to moving to renewables, he worked in oil and gas in The Hague, Houston and London. He joined the Catapult’s Board as a Non-Executive Director in July 2018 following the departure of Andrew Mill.