Geert Vanhorebeek


Geert Vanhorebeek

Geert Vanhorebeek

Geert Vanhorebeek is currently the advisor on sustainable development at the city of Leuven. Since 1997 he, together with 4 colleagues, has been working on different campaigns concerning all kinds of themes: nature conservation, waste prevention, sustainable mobilit , environmentally friendly products, energy efficiency and renewable energy. Specially these last two topics became more important since Leuven articulated the ambition to become climate neutral by 2030. Apart from starting projects and raising awareness with citizens he is preparing the city policy and advising the city services on sustainable development. After signing the covenant of mayors and the establishment of the NGO Leuven climate neutral 2030 this climate policy is elaborated as a quadruple helix with the active collaboration of citizens, organisations, companies and the university. Together with the NGO Leuven climate neutral 2030, the city is the driving force for a lot of multi-actor projects on renewable energy, mobility, zero-emission buildings etc.

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