Bram Klein Kranenbarg


Bram Klein Kranenbarg joined Spring Associates in 2019 and is a Consultant. His background at various companies in the renewable energy sector combined with strong analytical and interpersonal skills, make him a well-equipped strategy consultant. So far, Bram has been involved in identifying business opportunities for corporates and supporting Private Equity firms in ESG portfolio analyses.

Areas of Expertise


During his studies, Bram participated in various committees/boards and pursued several part-time jobs. An example of this is his job as Junior Project Manager at Solarfields (utility-scale solar PV developer). He was responsible for solar PV on water and managed multiple 10MW+ projects. Furthermore, he performed a study for wind turbine manufacturer Lagerwey in which he initiated and optimised a condition-based maintenance strategy. His study was rewarded with an international thesis award in service and logistics


Bram graduated from the University of Groningen with a master’s degree in Industrial Engineering & Management.

Recent engagements

  • Engaged in a renewable energy strategy for a large multinational company aiming to make a transition from a conventional energy business; segmenting the existing areas of renewable energy, examine which segments were most aligned to the business, and identifying potential investable targets.
  • Worked on the ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) assessment of a Private Equity firm’s portfolio, collaboratively identified and executed value creation opportunities to enhance the equity story of the individual portfolio companies.