Niels Korthals Altes

CCO - Chief Commercial Officer



Niels is responsible for the commercial strategy and development of Fastned. Together with his team he takes care of all communication via the website and (social) media, PR, investor relations, pricing and sales. Prior to this Niels took the lead in the IPO of Fastned and he is still in charge of financing via this route. All combined these activities accumulate in the acquisition of new customer...



CCO - Chief Commercial Officer

11/2013 - 04/2016
(2 years, 5 months)
Chief Commercial Officer


de Windcentrale
04/2010 - 11/2011
(1 year, 7 months)
Founder of 'de Windcentrale'; a revolutionary crowdfunding model for renewable energy that allows thousands of individuals to team up and acquire a wind turbine to produce electricity for their own needs. 'De Windcentrale' has become one of the world's most successful crowd funded initiatives with more than 5.500 participants and 7 million Euro invested.

Managing Director

Climate Neutral Group
01/2007 - 11/2009
(2 years, 10 months)
CNG enables individuals and organisations to become climate neutral by reducing their CO2 footprint and compensating emissions that cannot be reduced. Consumer platforms include and CNG has more than 350 corporate customers that include the Dutch Government, ING Group, TNT and PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Responsible for general management, business development, marketing & sales.

Founder & Managing Director

08/2005 - 01/2007
(1 year, 5 months)
Set up one of the first Carbon offset companies that enables individuals and organisations to offset carbon emissions resulting from air travel. See A large number of travel agents have included the GreenSeat option in their ticket booking system and many large companies & the Dutch Government use GreenSeat to offset their emissions.

Marketing Manager

09/2004 - 08/2005
(11 months)

Senior Brand Manager

01/2002 - 06/2004
(2 years, 5 months)

Brand Manager

01/1999 - 12/2001
(2 years, 10 months)

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