Over the past 25 years of his career, he has built exceptionally strong credentials in the design of versatile, cost-effective and energy-efficient data centre infrastructure. During his time with Interxion he has pioneered several new approaches to data centre design and management, including the improvement of power ratio efficiency between server load and transformer load, and the industry’s first ever modular approach to data centre architecture. Lex received already two times the Personal Judges Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Datacenter Sector over the last 10 years by Broadgroup ( 2010 ), and again by DCD (2016). Since 2019, Lex is working with the University of East London to investigate the issues around sustainability for Datacenters and was recently appointed as Visiting Professor. At the EUDCA Lex is the Chair for the EUDCA Policy Committee where he represents the interest of the European Commercial Data Centre Operator Community both politically and commercially. Further, Lex is a Board Member of the European Climate neutral datacenter pact. Lex is a member of the iMasons Advisory Council. He studied Mechanical Engineering and Management and Economics in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.