International Renewable Energy Agency
Head of Statistics
Adrian Whiteman is currently head of statistics at IRENA, based in Abu Dhabi. He has a BA and PhD in economics and is responsible for the collection of renewable energy statistics for all renewable technologies and all countries across the world. Before joining IRENA, he was at the Food and Agriculture Organisation in Rome, heading the FAO Forestry Department’s Economics and Statistics Team. He has provided technical advice on natural resource economics and statistics to 35 countries on all five continents and is the author of a number of books on this topic.