Ir. Remco de Boer is a consultant, researcher and publicist. After graduating at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) he established ‘De Boer Communications’ in 1996. Since April 2016 he has reported on energy transition for the newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad, BNR News radio and the news service Energeia.
Since 2012 De Boer is a columnist for Delft Integraal the scientific magazine of TU Delft. His previous experience includes being a commentator for De Ingenieur, the engineering and technology magazine of the Dutch Royal Institute of Engineers.
In 2015, his book ‘Tussen hoogmoed en hysterie’ [Between arrogance and hysteria] was published, a reconstruction of the fight against shale gas extraction in the Netherlands. His earlier works include ‘Verloren vertrouwen – lessen uit de Utrechtse asbestzaak’ [Lost confidence – lessons learnt in the Utrecht asbestos case] (2012) and ‘Over communicatie en ander ongemak’ [About communications and other discomforts] (2012).