Opportunities for the next generation
New Energy For Europe is an independent platform that aims to help revitalize Europe amongst a younger generation. This journey started in December 2017 with a broad research on the state of play and opportunities in the field. NEFE is an initiative of journalist and entrepreneur Roelf van Til, who has given most of the responsibilities to his daughter Leonore van Til, as the frontrunner professional.
Roelf van Til (Nieuwerkerk a/d Ijssel, 28 December 1960) is a Dutch filmmaker and entrepreneur specialized in sustainable energy. He studied Dutch language and literature in Leiden, and graduated at the University of Amsterdam as a doctor in History of Press. During his professional career, he worked for AVRO Radiojournaal and several other broadcasting companies. For a long time, he was a journalist at Netwerk. Also, he created numerous documentaries for the public service television. In 2002, Roelf decided to set up his own video-channel: New Energy TV, the channel for Energy & Climate.
Leonore van Til (Leiden, 21 September 1992) graduated in the summer of 2017 as a doctor in International Relations. During her years in Leiden, she finished a Bachelor in Political Sciences and did several side activities such as two board years at AIESEC and an internship at the Dutch Embassy in Prague. As a passionate wintersporter, she spent four winters teaching ski- and snowboard lessons in the Alps.