Jaap 't Hooft

Welcome at 8Winds

I am Jaap 't Hooft, director at 8Winds. I have a life long professional career in electrical engineering, energy conservation, renewable energy and wind energy. 8Winds is my latest endeavour after working with NL Agency.

From January 2012, I operate under the name 8Winds as an independent consulting engineer for technical development of wind turbine generating systems.

My main strengths are:
- Evaluation of wind R&D proposals.
- Technical writing, structuring technical proposals and reports.
- Brainstorming, chairing and reporting of technical meetings.
- Technology searches.
- Managing Wind R&D projects.
- Advising on management of Wind R&D programs.
- Brainstorming, chairing and reporting of technical meetings.

Other areas of technical expertise are amongst others in energy conservation, solar energy and lighting. See also the page 'experience' for a more in depth overview.

From the spring of 2014 I am one of the Innovation Brokers (Innovatiemakelaars) of the TKI-WoZ (Top consortium for Knowledge an Innovation Wind at Sea). See also http://www.tki-windopzee.nl/page/innovatiemakelaar