Arno Bonte is Deputy Mayor for Sustainability, Mobility and Climate Adaptation in Helmond. The city of Helmond is a growing and innovative municipality in the technologically leading Brainport region in the south of the Netherlands. Helmond is, together with the city of Eindhoven, one of the 100 European Climate Neutral and Smart Cities that aim to be 100% sustainable in 2030. Before he was alderman for Sustainability, Clean Air and Energy Transition in the city of Rotterdam, where he started the transition of the port and industry. Arno Bonte is an idealistic and experienced administrator working on local solutions to tackle the climate crisis.