Dr. Susanne Geissler founded the company in August 2009, registered at Vienna Commercial Court under the name SERA energy & resources e.U. in October 2012.

The company is based on the founder's long-term experience and the experts' network she has built up and maintained over the past 20 years of professional work.

SERA energy & resources e.U. is committed to contribute to a sustainable development for all and is active in both Europe and Africa.
SERA collaborates closely with a team of experts who are presented here.
In addition, there exists a well-proven co-operation with specific partner institutions. More information is available here.

Personal work experience

2009- to date Dr. Susanne Geissler Consulting Engineers Environmental Engineering, SERA energy & resources e.U.

2010- to date Lecturer at University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Study Programme Urban Renewable Energy Systems

2011-2014 Managing Director at Austrian Sustainable Building Council (ÖGNB - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen)

2007-2010 Head of Division Buildings & Heating at Austrian Energy Agency

2004-2006 Project Manager of CER2 - Central European Regions Cluster for Energy from Renewables.NETwork at arsenal research / business unit Sustainable Energy Systems (now AIT – Austrian Institute of Technology)

2003-2008 Head of Group Renewable Energy and Natural Materials at University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt for Business and Engineering, FHWN Wieselburg Programmes for Marketing, Projects and Innovation

2001-2004 Lecturer for the „Course of Lectures Renewable Energy“, subject „Ecology and Energy Economics“ at TGM Wexstraße Vienna; Polytechnic

1995-2004 Head of Department Resource Management and Risk Assessment at Austrian Institute of Applied Ecology

1992-1994 Scientist at Institut für ökologische Wirtschaftsforschung

1991-1992 Scientist at Arbeitsgemeinschaft Erneuerbare Energie

Education and training

Continuing education in Didactics

Since 09/2016: Master of Legal Studies, Danube University Krems (MLS)

2016 EXAA Electricity Exchange Trader Certificate, teem training Electricity (Energy Economics), EXAA

2015 Compact course ventilation systems, Bauakademie Niederösterreich and ecoplus

2012 Course and examination: Photovoltaic Planner. AIT- Austrian Institute of Technology

2007 License Consulting Engineers. Austrian Chamber of Commerce

2005-2007 Dr.nat.techn. Doctoral thesis "Building assessment as an instrument to facilitate the sustainable use of renewable resources in the construction sector”. University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna / Institute of Structural Engineering

2002-2003 Further education in economics, WIFI Vienna

1990-1993 Diploma in Environmental Engineering: Two years post graduate study. Renewable energy, integrated assessment. Specialisation: cleaner production in small companies; renewable energy. Graz University of Technology

1990 Course Science Journalism I, Wissenschaftliche Landesakademie für Niederösterreich

1984-1990 Mag.rer.nat. Five years study in biology. Specialisation: botany, microbiology, biochemistry. University of Graz