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Dr Sarah Barber Chair

Member since: 12/15/2022 - 07:38
Professional title: 
Programme Manager/Project Manager
Primary Domain/Field of Expertise (Other): 
Wind energy
Organization name: 
Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences
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Sarah Barber is Head of the Wind Energy Innovation Division at the Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences and is founder and president of the Swiss Wind Energy R&D Network. She is a lecturer in wind energy at the universities of St. Gallen and Graubünden. As well as this, she is a qualified Business Coach and runs leadership workshops for engineers in her spare time. She recently become Chair of the Diversity Committee at the European Academy of Wind Energy. Sarah has a joint M.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cambridge (UK) and MIT (USA) and a Ph.D. in from the University of Sheffield (UK). She has been active in the R&D of wind energy since 2007, as a Postdoc and Lecturer at ETH Zurich, Wind Energy Expert at BKW Energie AG, Chief Technology Officer at Agile Wind Power AG (CH) and Group Manager at Fraunhofer IWES (DE).

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