Renilde Becqué

A search for compelling sustainability narratives, transformative business models and pathways towards a circular & regenerative economy —

About Renilde & Contact Details

Renilde is a highly experienced sustainability professional with strong international experience, breadth & depth of knowledge. She loves innovative systems thinking and diving into the compelling narrative and business case for transformative change towards sustainable development.

Renilde has worked in a very broad range of countries on consultancy projects covering sustainability & climate change, environmental planning & management and integrated urban development. In recent years she has lived and worked in Australia, Beijing (China) and Hong Kong, while originally hailing from the Netherlands.

She holds an MSc degree (1999), is a LEED AP and BREEAM-NL Expert (green building schemes), and currently an MBA candidate with the University of Bradford/UK – Triple Crown accredited business school – for their world’s first MBA on ‘Innovation, Enterprise and the Circular Economy’.

In addition, since 2001 she holds a casual position as tour leader covering several continents. She is pro-active and versatile, an astute networker, knowledge savvy, creative, committed and energetic. She combines strong analytical skills with strategic and commercial acumen.

Renilde writes articles that appear on a variety of websites and which can also be found on this blog. She’s currently a senior fellow with Paul Hawken’s “Project Drawdown“, involved with NRDC (since 2013), Rocky Mountain Institute and ClimateWorks, as well as being the lead & coordinating author for a major ‘toolkit’ publication on Building Efficiency for Cities on behalf of World Resources Institute. She has partial availability to take on additional freelancing or contracting assignments, while being equally interested in full-time overseas job opportunities.

She can be contacted via, or or via the Contact Form below.


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