Hinne is a strategy professional bringing 20 years of international experience, where he focused on the energy, food, agriculture and other industrial sectors. He has led projects covering strategy development, performance improvement, commercial due diligence and post-merger integration.
Hinne began his career at the consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton (later Booz & Company), where his clients included oil and gas, chemicals, automotive companies and private equity in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
He rose through the company to become a Principal in 2014. In addition, he worked in business development for Delta Hydrocarbons, a PE-backed global Oil & Gas company.
More recently he was Head of Strategy for AB Sugar, a global sugar company with presence in Africa, China and Europe, where he led strategy and value creation initiatives including in agriculture, energy and M&A. Hinne also worked as an independent strategy consultant, serving clients in energy and retail.
Hinne holds an MBA from the Booth School of Business (The University of Chicago) and a Master of Science degree in Applied Physics (Delft University of Technology). Hinne is based in the UK, where his fluency in multiple languages and proximity to Europe will further enable Calix’s global footprint and global deal flow.
“I am very excited to join this impressive Company and help them solve global sustainability challenges!”
Outside of work, Hinne likes to spend time with his family: rediscovering the world with his son, including baking Dutch delicacies, and enjoying (online) concerts and theatre with his wife. In addition to doing a weekly park-run, he is also a bit of a movie buff.