Kurt Baes is a Partner in Arthur D. Little’s Brussels office, responsible for the Energy Practice in Benelux, and globally in charge of the Energy Grid Competence Center. He has over 20 years of consulting experience in Europe, Asia/China and North America, mainly in the energy & utilities and manufacturing industries. His area of expertise covers market strategy, post-merger integration, organization diagnostic and redesign, change management, risk and portfolio management, and overall performance improvement. Kurt Baes holds an MSc degree from K.U. Leuven (Belgium) and an MBA from Cornel University (New York), and speaks Dutch, French, English and German.