About Cooll

Cooll is a spin-off company of the University of Twente (UT) and located in Enschede. Our adventure started in 2009. You can digitally meet our management team, engineers and advisory board below.

Management team

Johannes Burger

Johannes Burger

Founder / CTO
Initiator Johannes Burger has been working at the UT on innovative cooling and heat pump systems since the mid-1990s, including in projects for ESA (European Space Agency).
Stefan van Uffelen

Stefan van Uffelen

Founder / COO
Co-initiator Stefan van Uffelen has a lot of experience in sustainability projects. As such, he was quartermaster and, until 2014, the director of the Dutch Green Building Council, a successful initiative to make the built environment more sustainable.
Maarten Kool

Maarten Kool

CEO
I am an entrepreneurial Managing Director/CEO with a broad expertise in international technically oriented B-to-B markets. I have a track record in realising accelerated international expansion through autonomous growth (mostly with local presence) and through acquisitions.

Engineers

The engineering team consists of the following people.

Arno de Jager

Arno de Jager

Bas van Laar

Bas van Laar

Erwin Hondebrink

Erwin Hondebrink

Jelmer Dijkstra

Jelmer Dijkstra

Marc Gort

Marc Gort

Wietse Offringa

Wietse Offringa

Bart Custers

Bart Custers

Eva van Beurden

Eva van Beurden

Hassan Firouzbakht

Hassan Firouzbakht

Henk Kolk

Henk Kolk

Marco Stempher

Marco Stempher

Martijn Al

Martijn Al

We also regularly have graduates and interns joining our team.

Advisory board

Cooll is supported by an Advisory Board, which includes many experts from the field.

Jaap Gillis

Jaap Gillis

Chairman
Former CEO Bouwfonds REIM, owner ECOnomic Real Estate
Daan van Vliet

Daan van Vliet

Board member
Owner Unica
Niels Peteri

Niels Peteri

Board member
Director-owner Quooker
Henk Willem van Dorp

Henk Willem van Dorp

Board member
Estate manager Van Dorp Installaties
Jonathan Moed

Jonathan Moed

Board member
Energiefonds Overijssel
Radboud Dood

Radboud Dood

Board member
Energiefonds Overijssel
Peter Pelt

Peter Pelt

Board member
De Stiho Groep
Albert Jochems

Albert Jochems

Board Member
No Five Trees
Boele Braaksma

Boele Braaksma

Board member
No Five Trees