Renée works on Energy Systems at the European Climate Foundation. Prior to that, she spent 13 years with the Dutch government where she worked on energy efficiency and energy innovation policy, and policy implementation, both at national and European level. She established and coordinated the member state exchange platform Concerted Action for the EU Energy Services Directive, and has been a member of several EU government and non-governmental networks on energy efficiency and energy innovation policies. She also worked with the Dutch ministry for the Environment, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, and with the Austrian Energy Agency. Renée holds a M.A. in Human Geography from Utrecht University.