Ernst van Duijn



Head of Bain's Advanced Analytics Group in EMEA with focus on energy & natural resources and manufacturing

About Ernst


  • Founder of AI start up in 2014, working across three continents
  • Speaker at multiple international conferences on AI in manufacturing and energy & natural resources

Ernst brings more than 25 years of experience in senior management positions across four continents – Europe, the Middle East, AsiaPac and Americas – with a proven track record to drive analytics & digital transformation with multiple corporates.

At Bain & Company, he leads our Advanced Analytics Group in EMEA supporting companies in the energy, utility, oil & gas and mining sectors.

Prior to joining Bain, Ernst was a partner at two other consulting firms, was a strategy director at a European energy giant and — together with leading professors in AI in Oxford and Cambridge — he founded a predictive analytics business.

To deliver financial and operational results to the bottom line with his clients, Ernst has a hands-on approach combined with a solid multi-lingual ability to build long-term relationships at all levels across his clients' organisations.

He holds an executive MBA degree from the University of Michigan and a PhD in theoretical physics from the Free University of Amsterdam. His PhD research was published in Science, the premier global science journal.

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