Renée joined ECF late 2012 and now works in the Energy Systems team, where she oversees the work on public finance and decarbonizing heating in buildings. She is also responsible for the ECF work on implementation of energy efficiency legislation.
Until 2018, she worked in the Energy Efficiency Team, during which she co-founded and now sits on the board of Roenef, a consortium of Romanian based multinationals supporting better Romanian energy efficiency policies. She is also co-founder of the C4E Forum, a bi-annual conference and exchange platform for energy efficiency in Central and Eastern Europe. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Coalition for Energy Savings, and sits on the board of EU-ASE, a consortium of leading multinational companies supporting greater EU political ambition for energy efficiency.
Previous to joining ECF, Renée worked with the Dutch government, both at the national energy agency and the Ministry for the Environment.
Renée has an MA in human geography from Utrecht University. She is a Dutch national speaker, and speaks English and Spanish and basic French and German. Personal interests include sailing, swimming, gardening and many other outdoor activities.