After completing her studies in Statistics and Mathematical Methods in Economics at the Vienna University of Technology and the ETH Zurich, Bernadette Riesner joined WECOM in 2015. In 2017, she started to develop the energy-economic planning model WALERIE to mathematically identify least-cost decarbonised energy systems at national and regional level. Since then, Bernadette Riesner has managed several projects with over 35 stakeholders on Europe’s energy future, in which WALERIE was successfully deployed and continuously refined.
What drives me?
To contribute to well founded decisions on the path to decarbonisation by using and continuously improving energy economic methods.
Flat hierarchies and a compact company size enable self-determined working – regarding focus topics, location and time management.