Director Innovation & Technology Center
Dolf Gielen is director of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Innovation and Technology Centre (IITC) in Bonn. Leading the IITC since 2011, he holds overall responsibility for agency’s work on advising member countries in the area of technology status and roadmaps, energy planning, cost and markets and innovation policy frameworks. His previous work experience includes various international posts at IEA (2002-2009) and UNIDO (2009-2011). Dolf Gielen holds a PhD from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands.