Quintel Intelligence

Susana Kind Energy Education Marketeer

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Why did you choose Quintel Intelligence?

Developments in the energy system have one of the highest impacts on society and my background in social studies makes energy transition very relevant to me. I believe providing information and starting a dialogue are vital for people to be able to understand and deal with challenges in this sector. Quintel’s mission, especially it's emphasis on education, is therefore very appealing to me.

What are your responsibilities at Quintel Intelligence?

I am responsible for Quintel's educational program - my priority is to promote and publicise the ETM within the education sector. I ensure educational institutions are familiar with the ETM and assist them with implementing it in practical sessions. I also handle most of the relation management with education related contacts, arrange trainings and contribute to the development of the education website and materials.

What motivates you in your work?

When I reach out to teachers and professors, explaining the ETM and they tell me “Why didn't I know about this before!?”. Their enthusiasm really motivates me to widen the ETM's impact within the education sector. It is great to know that with the ETM we can help teachers and professors introduce or broaden the theme of energy in their classes. Also hearing surprised reactions like the one above means there are still a lot of people yet to be reached!

What is your favorite movie?

I like old Italian movies such as "Il Sorpasso" (1962) by Dino Risi.

What makes your heart beat faster?

Unraveling social misconceptions over dinner with friends.

What is your favorite quote?

“Se podes olhar, vê. Se podes ver, repara.” Translates to “If you can look, see. If you can see, notice.” - José Saramago

Education

  • MSc Sociology
  • BSc Social Work

Experience

  • Research Assistant at Erasmus University
  • Program Officer at Maatwerk bij Terugkeer and Beyond Borders

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