Executive Director, REN21
Rana Adib is the Executive Director of REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century. REN21 is the only global renewable energy community of actors from science, governments, NGOs and industry, headquartered at the United Nations Environment Programme in Paris/France. Previously, Rana was REN21’s Research Coordinator developing the international expert community and leading the REN21 Renewables Global Status Report series to become an international reference.
Prior to REN21 Rana worked in private industry and applied research in the areas of renewable energy, energy access, and waste management. She was also responsible for coordinating the biogas-to-energy research programme of Veolia Environment.
Rana holds a master’s degree in industrial engineering from the University of Wedel in Germany. She has over 20 years of experience in the energy sector.