ACEF Speaker

Bastiaan Teune

Global Cooking Energy Coordinator,

"Bastiaan Teune is a seasoned manager of cooking-energy projects predominantly in Southeast Asia. In 2005, he became part of the INGO SNV, which operates in water, agriculture, and energy sectors across more than 20 countries. During his time with SNV in Vietnam, he dedicated seven years to an award-winning biogas program and another seven years at SNV in Laos, where he created a market for improved cookstoves. In 2020, Bastiaan transitioned to SNV in Cambodia, where he scales up the innovative Smoke-Free Village approach. This intervention accelerates the transition from firewood to electricity by village-level behavioural change communication. Smoke-Free Village is being replicated in other countries. Bastiaan’s projects contributed to improved and clean cooking for hundreds of thousands of households, financed by carbon investors, foundations, and bilateral and multilateral donors, including the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The energy-access platform EnDev has been a long-standing donor."


  • Deep Dive Workshop: Electrifying Cooking - Innovative Approaches and Business Models for Asia and the Pacific