Meet our talented team

The SACC DC team is a dynamic group consisting of Business Associates, Trainees, and our Executive Director – all here to serve our member companies and execute the mission of our organization. Our talented Business Associates are available for an internship at our member companies under the J-1 Visa program – please reach out to our Executive Director if you would like to learn more!

Executive Director

Charlotte Kramer

As Executive Director, Charlotte is responsible for implementing the strategic plans of the organization and the day-to-day operations. Charlotte is a senior professional in the energy and environmental industry with over 10 years of global work experience in project management, change management, and engineering with companies such as ABB, Vattenfall, Aker Subsea, and Siemens. Charlotte is a graduate of Linkoping Institute of Technology in Sweden, where she earned her Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Her master thesis was conducted in Boston, MA, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Northeastern University. Prior to pursuing her career in engineering, she worked in the Swedish merchant navy as an able bodied seaman and sailed around the world. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities such as cycling, hiking, and gardening, and she competes in triathlon races. She lives in Chevy Chase, MD, with her husband and three children. A fun fact about Charlotte is that if you challenge her to a game of back gammon or arm wrestling – be prepared to lose!

Business Associate

Julia Jäger

Julia is in her final year pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, focusing on management and controlling. She is interested in international trade and foreign affairs and was previously an intern at the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm. Julia has also worked for an innovation consultancy researching U.S. industries. Outside academia and work experiences, Julia loves to travel and spend time outdoors. Julia joined SACC-DC in June 2021, remote from Sweden, but hopes to join the team in Washington DC in the winter. A fun fact about Julia is that if you mention any country in the world, she will probably know its capital.

Business Associate

David Grönqvist

David Grönqvist has studied a bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics at Linköping University in Sweden with an emphasis in management. He is currently pursuing a master’s in International and European Relations. David has an interest in defense and security policies but hopes to bring a combination of skills in business and public policies to the chamber as well. Outside academia, David enjoys being outdoor doing various types of sport activities. David joined SACC-DC in January 2021 remote from Sweden but hopes to join the colleagues in Washington D.C. in the fall. A fun fact about David is that he is a big “Heavy Metal” fan.