Daniel Jansen has an MSc degree in Chemical Engineering from the Technical University Eindhoven (The Netherlands).
Since 1981 he is employed at the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN). Until 2013 he was manager of ECN’s programme "Clean Fossil Fuels/CO2 capture technology development. His specializations are power generation technologies including CHP, NGCC and IGCC (biomass and coal fuelled), advanced energy conversion technologies like fuel cells and micro CHP systems, flue and fuel gas cleaning technologies and CO2 emission reduction technologies. He has experience in the acquisition and management of both national and international R&D projects on HT fuel cells, LT fuel cells, H2 energy systems and CO2 capture technology development. Daniel Jansen is a lead author of the UN IPCC Special Report on CO2 Capture & Geologic Storage (CCS). Members of UN IPCC working groups are awarded the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize along with USA Vice President Al Gore.
He is a recognized expert in advanced energy conversion systems, CCS and pre combustion CO2 capture technologies. He is also (co-) author in over 40 papers in the field of clean fossil fuels.