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Tjaša Bole-Rentel Bioenergy Programme Manager at WWF


Tjaša Bole-Rentel holds a BA in Economics from the University of Ljubljana and an MSc in Environment and Resource Management from the Free University in Amsterdam. She joined the Worldwide Fund for Nature South Africa in September 2014, where she holds the position of Bioenergy Programme Manager in the Policy and Futures Unit.

She has over 10 years’ worth of experience as a researcher and consultant in the environmental field, having worked on a number of issues related to bioenergy. She has conducted research in feedstock production potentials and policy support options, developed decision-support tools for development practitioners looking to implement bioenergy projects, as well as hands-on policy development experience. Most recently, she has been leading the project “Development of Sustainable Aviation Biofuels in Sub-Saharan Africa” together with the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, which aims to mainstream sustainability practices in the emerging aviation biofuel market in the region.