Joost Dröge is a Managing Director for Carlyle International Energy Partners (CIEP). CIEP focuses on the energy sector outside North America. Mr. Dröge is based in Brussels.
Prior to CIEP, he was a partner of AtlasInvest, a private investment company majority-owned by Marcel van Poecke. Between 1999-2007, Mr. Dröge was Director of Corporate Strategy at the refining company, Petroplus, where he had both M&A as well as operational responsibilities. His career in the energy sector started in 1993 as an oil trader.
He has a degree in chemistry from the University of Utrecht (NL).