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Pierre Brender

Head of Unit Sustainable Development Division, Ministry of the Ecological Transition, France

Pierre Brender is head of the unit « Economics of transportation and the city » within the Sustainable Development Division of France's Ministry of the Ecological Transition. This unit produces economic analyses of transportation and spatial planning policies and projects. Among others, it maintains a national four-step demand model. Pierre previously worked as a policy-office within the unit in charge of Climate Change Mitigation Unit in the same ministry, which is also in charge of energy issues. During that time, he was particularly involved in the elaboration of France low carbon development strategy. He holds a Doctoral Degree from AgroParisTech, France, and is a graduate of France’s Ecole Polytechnique engineering school.