RENATA LEONHARDT

RENATA LEONHARDT

MSc, PhD Student, University of Victoria, Canada, Low-carbon energy transitions; community energy; renewable energy clusters. @LeonhardtRenata

Renata is a geologist enthusiastic about the energy sector. Her career in the energy sector started in 2015 while working on academic research projects with leading petroleum companies. She transitioned her career to focus on renewable energy in 2019 when she began her studies at the University of Saskatchewan. There she received a master’s degree from the Department of Geography and Planning and worked as a research group leader in the Canadian Centre for the Study of Co-operatives. Her research focused on the relationships and connections between energy policy and local renewable energy projects. Currently, she is a PhD student at the University of Victoria studying regional energy transitions and renewable energy clusters.