Adriaan Bijl is a software engineer in the CGI Netherlands’ utilities team. As technical lead, he specializes in developing solutions and technologies to support the European energy transition. He has a strong interest in blockchain technology and the opportunities it presents for the energy sector. Since joining CGI in 2017, he has worked on a number of innovative blockchain-related projects including an application for heat distribution and another for debt services. Adriaan is currently working on the development of an intuitive asset management tool that provides in-depth reporting capabilities. A keen innovator, Adriaan has participated in and won blockchain hackathons. He holds a bachelor’s degree in software engineering.