Dr. Renard is currently a Climate Change Adviser to the Center for Governance and Political Studies (CENT-GPS). He was previously attached to Group Sustainability in Sime Darby, a multinational conglomerate and is a member of the World Economic Forum Expert Network. Prior to this, he was a postdoctoral teaching fellow and a researcher at the Center for Energy and Environmental Markets (CEEM) where he has worked on a number of portfolios including sustainability/ integrated reporting, ESG integration, socially responsible investment (across different asset classes: equities, infrastructure and property/real estate), climate change and sustainable construction for the building/infrastructure sector. Renard is a graduate of Cambridge University and UNSW. In 2013, he was selected as one of 15 international scholars to attend the PhD Academy at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). He has published in many international refereed journals. In 2014, he won a Highly Commended Paper award by the Emerald Literati Network and was a nominee for the Individual Leadership in Sustainability Infrastructure Award.