Paolo Frankl is Head of the Renewable Energy Division at the International Energy Agency (IEA),
which he joined in 2007. Dr. Frankl leads the IEA’s work on renewables, providing analysis and advice
on policies, markets and technologies to 30 Member and eight Association countries.
A physicist by training, Dr. Frankl holds a Ph.D in energy and environmental technologies from the
University of Rome and has been post-doc Marie Curie research fellow at INSEAD business school in
Fontainebleau, France. Dr. Frankl has 30 years of experience working on renewable energy systems
and markets, life cycle assessment and eco-labeling.