The operational team of Green Energy Lab bundles everything, for a lived innovation.
Dynamic, solution-oriented, diverse and with a spirit of discovery.
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.
François Laurent, MSc, is Project Manager and a driving force behind Green Energy Labs national and international network. He works towards enabling a thriving innovation ecosystem with a focus on scientific communication. 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.
Mag.a Karin Dögl is Innovation Manager at the Green Energy Lab with a focus on the exploitation of innovative solutions from research, development and innovation. With career stops as funding consultant at the Vienna Business Agency, OeAD GmbH and technology transfer lead at BOKU as well as her Master’s degree in Japanese Studies she is an experienced translator „from science to business“.
Lisa Wolf, MA, is Junior Project Manager and together with François Laurent responsible for community management and open innovation activities at the Green Energy Lab. Previously, she studied International Business at IMC FH Krems. As part of her master's thesis, she investigated societal attitudes towards energy communities, which led her to discover her passion for innovative energy concepts.
Alexander Graf, BSc, supports the Green Energy Lab as Junior Project Assistant. Previously, he graduated a bachelor's degree in Environmental and Bioresource Management at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in Vienna. In addition to his work for the Green Energy Lab, he is completing a master's degree in regenerative energy systems and technical energy management at the FH Wiener Neustadt.
Rafaela Richter supports the team in the assistance with administrative activities and accounting. After graduating from high school, she completed the voluntary environmental year. In addition to her commitment to our team, she has been studying part-time business management at IMC FH Krems since fall 2021.
Melahat Coskun works as a Junior Project Assistant in the Green Energy Lab and in this role supports the monitoring and impact assessment of the sample solutions of the Green Energy Lab projects. In addition to her support at the Green Energy Lab, she is studying environmental engineering at the Vienna University of Technology.