Kempener Ruud

Ruud Kempener is a policy officer in the renewables unit of DG Energy since 2016. Before that, Ruud created the power sector transformation unit at the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and he was responsible for the development of IRENA’s global renewable energy roadmap. Before joining IRENA in 2011, Ruud spend two years as a Research Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and two years as a postdoctoral fellow at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU) at the University of Sussex, UK. Ruud received his PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Sydney, Australia and an MSc in Technology & Society from Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands.