International Energy Agency
A former science journalist, Cédric Philibert,, advised the French environment minister 1988 – 1990. In 1990 he published two books on climate change and on renewable energies. From 1992 to 1998 he advised the CEO of the French Agency for the Environment and Energy Efficiency, then joined UNEP and, in 2000, the International Energy Agency
He co-authored the IEA books Beyond Kyoto (with J. Pershing, 2002) and Act Locally Trade Globally (with R. Baron, 2005). In April 2009 he moved into the renewable energy division. He wrote the IEA book Solar Energy Perspectives (2011), and the IEA Technology Roadmaps on hydropower (2012), wind power (2013), solar thermal electricity (2014) and photovoltaic energy (2014). He currently works on renewable énergies for industries.