Christine Lins was working as Executive Secretary of REN21, the Renewable Energy Policy Network of the 21st Century, from July 2011 until April 2018. REN21 is a global public-private multi-stakeholder network on renewable energy regrouping international organizations, governments, industry associations, science and academia as well as NGOs working in the field of renewable energy. REN21 has its headquarters at UNEP, the United Nations Environment Programme in Paris/France.
Between 2001 and 2011, Ms. Lins served as Secretary General of the European Renewable Energy Council. Previously, she worked in a regional energy agency in Austria promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.
In May 2017, Christine Lins co-founded GWNET, the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition.
Ms. Lins holds a Masters degree in international economics and applied languages. She has more than 20 years of working experience in the field of renewable energy sources.