Full name:Williamson, Laura


Ms. Laura E. Williamson is the Communication and Outreach Manager at REN21 where she directs the organisation’s outreach and network development activities.  Laura’s other activities include managing the production of specific reports and coordinating the biennial International Renewable Energy Conference. From 2008 to 2013, Laura was the Project Director for HELIO International. Previously, she worked for UN Environment on industry and sustainability issues. She holds degrees from the University of Chicago and Tufts University. She has more than 15 years of working experience in the field of renewable energy.


REN21 is the global renewable energy policy network that connects a wide range of key actors. REN21’s goal is to facilitate knowledge exchange, policy development and joint action towards a rapid global transition to renewable energy. Its activities are managed by a lean Secretariat, based at UN Environment in Paris, France. REN21 facilitates the collection of comprehensive and timely information on renewable energy. This information reflects diverse viewpoints for both private and public sector actors, servicing to dispel myths about renewable energy and to catalyse policy change. http://www.ren21.net/