Since 2009, Rana Adib is the Research Coordinator at REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century, based in Paris. Key among her responsibilities is the annual production of REN21’s highly referenced Renewables Global Status Report. Prior to REN 21 Rana worked for over 10 years in private industry and applied research in the area 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 Degree in industrial engineering from the University of Wedel in Germany.