The operational team of Green Energy Lab bundles everything we stand for. Dynamic, customer- & solution-oriented, diverse and with a spirit of discovery, we live innovation.
Graduate engineer Susanne Supper is the Cluster Manager of Green Energy Lab, heads the innovation lab and is responsible for the overall coordination of the project network for the Flagship Region Energy. Before Green Energy Lab was founded and launched in September 2018, she worked for several years as a senior project manager and head of an energy research department. Susanne Supper studied Civil Engineering and Water Management at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in Vienna.
Graduate engineer Dr. Christian Kurz, PhD, is the R&D Manager of Green Energy Lab. The nuclear physicist holds a doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and works as an innovation manager in Energie Burgenland AG. Prior to that, Christian Kurz was managing director of various subsidiaries.
Mag. Radostina Reiter is Communications Manager of Green Energy Lab and responsible for topics in the field of communication, marketing, events & public relations activities. She studied German Philology with a major field Communication. An international background and many years of professional experience with a managerial position in marketing and communication form the basis of her work.
François Laurent, MSc, is Project Assistant at the Green Energy Lab and responsible for the cross-thematic support of the management. Prior to joining the Green Energy Lab, he worked in international research projects on sustainable development and renewable energy in the Netherlands, Spain and Israel as well as the energy partnership of the GIZ in Tunisia. François Laurent holds a degree in environmental science from the University of Wageningen (Netherlands) specializing in environmental systems analysis.
Benedikt Fiedler, BA is Junior Project Assistant at the Green Energy Lab and is responsible for cross-thematic support for management. In summer 2019 he completed the bachelor's degree in European energy management at the University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tirol and is now full of energy to help shape the future of energy.
Georg Lettner advises the Green Energy Lab as an R & D expert for energy markets and smart grids. He leads the research area "Smart Grids / Smart Cities and e-Mobility" at the Institute for Energy Systems and Electrical Drives of the Vienna University of Technology. Georg Lettner's expertise lies in the system analysis of smart grids and the market integration of renewable technologies, focusing in particular on flexibility options in energy markets with a special focus on the development of business models involving different stakeholders.
Christian Fink advises the Green Energy Lab as R & D expert for heat supply and sector coupling. As authorized signatory and head of the department "Thermal Energy Technologies and Hybrid Systems", he is responsible for a research team of around 25 people at the AEE Institute for Sustainable Technologies. The main areas of research of Christian Fink include energy supply technologies, heat storage, systemic energy supply and sector coupling, techno-economic analyzes as well as the scientific monitoring of funding programs.