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Sonja van Renssen

Managing Editor
Sonja van Renssen

Sonja van Renssen is the Managing Editor of Energy Monitor (www.energymonitor.ai), a new data-led publication dedicated to the global energy transition, launched by the New Statesman Media Group in September 2020. She regularly moderates high-level debates and conferences on energy, climate and environment. Prior to joining Energy Monitor, Sonja worked for publications such as Nature Climate Change, S&P Global Platts, Foresight Climate & Energy, ENDS Europe, Natural Gas World, Energy Post and viEUws.eu. She won a BBC-sponsored “Young Broadcaster of the Year Award” in 2005. Sonja studied Science Communication at Imperial College London and Biological Sciences at the University of Oxford. She grew up in part in Japan and speaks fluent English and Dutch, with a good command of German and French.