Edel, Matthias

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Matthias Edel is the founder and head of Erneuergas, a consultancy firm dedicated to renewable gases. He was Secretary General of the European Renewable Gas Registry (ERGaR) from March 2021 until December 2022.  

Mr. Edel worked with German Energy Agency GmbH (dena) from 2011 to 2019. Team Leader Bioenergy since 2014, he was responsible for bioenergy activities within the unit, leading national and international projects, campaigns, and initiatives in the renewable energy sector. Also, he was the project director of the Biogasregister Deutschland.  

Before joining dena, he worked for four years as a scientific research associate for the German Biomass Research Centre (DBFZ) in Leipzig. Mr. Edel studied economics and geography at the University of Mannheim and the University of Heidelberg.