Sander de Bruyn

Environmental economics coordinator, CE Delft

Sander de Bruyn, PhD, MSc (1966) graduated in Economic Sciences from the University of Amsterdam in 1993 and obtained his PhD at the Free University of Amsterdam in 1999. Since 1993 he has held positions at various research institutes, including TME (‘93), the Department of Economics of the Free University (Amsterdam, ’93-95), IIASA (Austria, ’95-96) and the Institute of Environment Studies (Amsterdam, ’97-98). Since 2000 he has been employed at CE Delft. Between 2000 and 2004 he was engaged primarily in consultancy and research for energy-intensive industries in the Netherlands. Since 2004 his focus has shifted towards economic research and consultancy for governmental agencies. In this capacity, Sander has conducted a number of ex-post studies on environmental policy effectiveness, drawn up guidelines for social cost-benefit analysis of policy decisions and carried out extensive research on the impact and cost distribution of the European emissions trading scheme EU ETS. Alongside his research work, he has held advisory positions for Eurostat, the Dutch delegation to the OECD and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. Since 2006 Sander has had the responsibility for directing the Economics group at CE Delft. Sander gives annual lectures on the EU ETS for master students of the the Free university of Amsterdam and the University of Wageningen.