Director, Innovation and Technology Centre,
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
World Hydropower Congress | 14-16 May 2019 | Paris
Dolf Gielen has been the Director for the Innovation and Technology Centre for International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Bonn since 2011. In his role, Dolf oversees the agency’s work on advising member countries on energy scenarios and planning, power sector transformation, cost and markets, technology status and innovation outlooks as well as project development guidelines.
Before joining IRENA, Dolf Gielen worked for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the International Energy Agency. He has a PhD from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.