Jan Van Roost

Chief Executive Officer | Coreso

Jan Van Roost is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Coreso since July 1st, 2022. Having previously served the company as Chief Operations Officer (COO) since being appointed by the board in 2017.
After graduating high school from Newark Academy at Livingston, NJ (USA), Jan attended college & university in Antwerp, Brussels and Leuven and holds master in degrees in Mechanical, Electrical, and Nuclear Engineering. Later complemented by an executive MBA degree from Vlerick Business School.
Jan got acquainted with industry at the ExxonMobil Refinery in Antwerp since 2002. In 2005 he joined the utilities industry, where he held a number of positions as Nuclear Engineer and Assistant head of Operations at the Electrabel Doel power plant. He moved on to Elia System Operator in Brussels where he subsequently held various management and senior management positions; Project manager Corporate Affairs (2007-2009), deputy Head of Elia’s National Control Center (2009-2011) Head of Operations of Elia’s National Control Center (2011-2014). He finally served as Senior manager for Settlement, metering and Market Transparency (2014-2017), before joining Coreso as COO at shareholders’ request, and subsequently taking on the CEO role.


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Jan Van Roost, Chief Executive Officer, CORESO