Fanny Lindberg

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About Fanny Lindberg

Fanny Lindberg joined Vattenfall as an International Trainee in 2017 and is now Product Owner, Energy System Optimisation R&D, Stockholm. Her role is focused on ways to utilise flexibility in the energy system, mostly focused on heat.

“The trainee programme was a great opportunity for me to really dive into the business and to try a variety of things. I also got to spend time in cities including Berlin, Hamburg, Amsterdam and London and to experience different cultures and approaches.

I joined at the same time as 20 other trainees and we became a really close group, having good fun as well as learning a lot from each other.

Start-up environment

Although Vattenfall is a very large company, it often feels like I’m working in a start-up. I get to work on cutting-edge projects in an innovative environment at high speed. We investigate technologies to facilitate the renewable energy transition through optimizing the entire system and find new ways to influence customers to make better choices to benefit the environment.

I love zooming in on a specific challenge but also seeing how it fits into the bigger picture across the energy value chain and the part it can play in helping people lead climate-smarter lives.

Colleagues like a family

The team I’m working with now is relatively small with 10 people but one of the great things I found about the trainee programme is that it helped me develop quite a big network of people across different parts of the company around Europe. I never feel afraid to contact new people in Vattenfall as I feel the company is like a family!

My work is quite technical so at home l love to do creative things, whether it’s pottery or redecorating my apartment. I’m also a keen skier and try and get to the mountains when I can.”

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Career path

The experience I had gained in seeing how product and technology developments can benefit customers enabled me to step up to a role looking at how we can utilise flexibility in the energy system. It’s a fascinating mix of IT, business development and traditional energy engineering.
E-mobility is a fast-moving environment where technical development goes hand in hand with business development. I really had to look at things from a customer perspective which was a great learning experience.
I wanted to work in an organisation where I felt I could make a difference and the trainee programme at Vattenfall appealed to me as it gave me the chance to work internationally and experience different parts of the business.
I studied Mechanical Engineering at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm where I later completed a Master's degree in Sustainable Energy Engineering.