Sven Renner

Honorary Lecturer

CEPMLP, Energy Environment and Society

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Sven Renner has more than 20 years of global experience in Extractive Industries with a focus on Latin America and Africa.

Sven is currently manager of the World Bank’s EGPS Extractives Trust Fund. Before that, he led during 5 years the German Government funded Extractives and Development Program, a program designed to innovate and pilot new approaches for development cooperation in the mining sector. He also served as Raw Materials and Mining Officer in the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and was responsible for the Federal Cooperation Policy in the Mining Sector. Between 2001 and 2009, he managed the Santiago based bureau of the Chilean-German Cooperation in the mining sector, prior to that he held a similar position in Bolivia. He initiated his career as an exploration geologist in the Pijiguaos bauxite deposit.

Sven is a geologist by training and holds a PhD from the Tübingen University.