NIRAS continues to strengthen its position within green energy transition by employing Thomas Vadum la Cour as its new market director for Green Fuels. The experienced chemical engineer is specialized in Power-to-X and green fuels, and he has previously held a leading position in Haldor Topsoe A/S.
With the arrival of Thomas Vadum la Cour, NIRAS has added a new sustainable energy expert. The 42-year old market director has previously worked at Haldor Topsoe A/S where has been managing director for the Middle East division and Product Line Director for Small Scale & Modular Solutions.
“With the employment of Thomas Vadum la Cour, we will get another strong capacity who can make an important contribution to our efforts within green energy transition, GREENsition. Thomas has ample experience in developing solutions for Power-to-X and utilising carbon dioxide for green chemicals and clean fuels,” says Thomas B. Olsen, Senior Vice President in NIRAS.
Thomas Vadum la Cour will form an integral part of NIRAS’ GREENsition strategy and he will be leading the consultancy regarding planning and designing production plants for Green Fuels, Power-to-X, hydrogen, etc. both in Denmark and globally.
There is a large potential in this growing industry due to the expected rapidly increasing demands within more sustainable fuels and other substitutes for fossil products.
"It is my clear impression that the employees have a very high degree of commitment and a clear desire to make a difference regarding green energy transition and sustainability in general. From my point of view, NIRAS is a company characterized by a strong determination to make a difference and I am looking forward to become part of that culture."
Thomas Vadum la Cour, Market Director - Green Fuels, NIRAS
NIRAS holds big potential within green energy transition
Thomas Vadum la Cour believes there is a huge potential in NIRAS regarding GREENsition solutions.
“We are currently in a very exciting and probably historic period in time, looking to transform and decarbonize the global energy system. The green energy and green fuels industry is accelerating in pace and therefore there is an increasing need for ensuring optimal end-to-end planning and execution of the projects to harvest the full potential of these new technologies throughout society. With in-depth expertise across sectors and across the renewable energy value chain, NIRAS has potential to play a key role in the energy transition, delivering innovative, robust, and well-integrated solutions, that are techno-economically optimized and take advantage of potential cross-sector synergies,“ says Thomas Vadum la Cour.
Furthermore, he has also been attracted by the dynamic culture in NIRAS and the active involvement of the employees:
“One of the things I find attractive in NIRAS is the flat structure and the cooperation across sectors and business units, because it creates a very dynamic way of working. It is my clear impression that the employees have a very high degree of commitment and a clear desire to make a difference regarding green energy transition and sustainability in general. From my point of view, NIRAS is a company characterized by a strong determination to make a difference and I am looking forward to become part of that culture.”