Mr. Eddy Fränkel, Power & Sustainable Energy Deputy Director of Staatsolie, holds a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Delft University of Technology and an MBA from the Maastricht School of Management, both from the Netherlands. Prior to becoming the Deputy Director of Power & Renewables in 2019, Mr. Fränkel has held several other positions at Staatsolie, since joining Staatsolie as Mechanical Engineer in 1996. From 2018 to 2019 as Operations Manager at the Refinery and from 2016 to 2018 as Director of Staatsolie Power Company Suriname NV. During the period 2010 to 2015 Mr. Fränkel was Project Manager for the development of major renewable initiatives, namely the Tapajai Hydropower project and the Wageningen Ethanol project, after having completed the Phase-1 and Phase-2 projects for the construction of the SPCS 96MW thermal power plant and leading this plant as operations manager for three years. Prior to joining Staatsolie in 1996 Mr. Fränkel was development Engineer at Stork Ketels B.V. in Hengelo, The Netherlands.
Mr. Fränkel is a Member of the Supervisory Board of GOw2 Energy Suriname N.V.