Henning Wuester

Henning Wuester

Director of the Knowledge, Policy and Finance Centre, IRENA

Henning Wuester oversees the Agency’s work on knowledge, policy and finance, which includes IRENA’s data and knowledge tools; analysis on best practice in renewable energy policies and finance and related advice and support to countries.

Prior to joining IRENA, Dr. Wuester worked for the Green Climate Fund as Senior Manager at the Interim Secretariat. Previously, he was Special Adviser to the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and worked at the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in several roles in the secretariat of the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution.

Henning Wuester started his career as Assistant Professor in the economics faculty of the University of Munich and holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Munich.