Mattijs van den Hoed

Mattijs van den Hoed leads the development of CGI’s Central Market Solutions (CMS) and is the product manager of the CMS solution suite. Mattijs has been with CGI for over 20 years; the last 10 of which he has spent leading central market implementations across Europe, including the Netherlands, Denmark, UK and Finland. In the UK, he was responsible for the design, architecture and delivery processes of the central market system for the English water market, which is based on CGI’s CMS.  Mattijs is considered a thought leader with deep insights and perspectives on the trends in European central markets and the change drivers and opportunities for various market players in the energy ecosystem. He also drives the annual CGI Central Market Debate, a unique event specifically created for stakeholders across the energy value chain to discuss and debate the future developments of central market operations. During his career at CGI, Mattijs also has held various expert roles in the finance and telecommunications domains. He holds bachelor’s degrees in physics and electronics.

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