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!