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Christiaan Kraijenhagen

Christiaan Kraaijenhagen, MSc, is Managing Partner at Innoboost, the Innovation Cooperative, Creating Profit to be Proud of, specializing in innovating for Impact. 

He has over 15 years of experience in renewable energy and is the co-author of a book and multiple articles on Circular Business Creation and Experimentation. 

Christiaan was CEO (a.i.) of the Circle Economy and worked in different Business, Marketing, Strategy, R&D, Manufacturing and Supply Chain roles for Royal Philips. During that period, he was (co)leading two ventures, including one in the renewable energy space. He worked in strategy consulting and held financial and management positions within Tata Steel. 

Christiaan followed executive education programs at; Insead & Stanford, the Foundation for Natural Leadership in a.o. South Africa and finished a postgraduate study in Change Management. He holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management Science. 

Christiaan does volunteer work as a Foundation Board Member focused on strengthening the circular economy in pre-vocational education and as a ‘Sustainability Ambassador’ of the Municipality of Amersfoort in the Netherlands. 


About Circular Solar

The Circular Solar Project is a consortium project of Innoboost with partners such as Happyhulpjes, Shawn Mbili, Lilovattech, Ikamvayouth and Circular Energy NPC.


About Innoboost 

Innoboost ( is the global innovation collective boosting the development and commercialization of solutions for the circular economy.

To keep our world liveable and thriving and business blooming, we’ll take you on a co-creation journey, solving real business dilemmas one fact at a time. In small steps for big impact.  


It’s our philosophy that every innovation creates positive impact: ecological, social and financial impact. That is what we call Profit to be Proud of.

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