Head of Facade Engineering, WSP
Susanna holds a master’s degree in Façade Engineering from the University of Applied Science in Detmold, Germany. In her current position as the Head of Facade Engineering she is responsible for technical and commercial design, competition design documents and managing one of the largest specialist services teams at WSP in the Middle East.
With over 12 years’ experience in the façade industry in both Germany and the UAE, Susanna is knowledgeable of the various façade cladding materials for both commercial and residential sectors and has applied them confidently in practice.
Her specialism is in façade design for sustainable building envelopes and she has a detailed understanding of system development for curtain walls and aluminium windows, including façade testing and construction supervision. Susanna has been the lead façade consultant for several high-end projects in the region. Her understanding of client needs and regional design requirements allows Susanna to execute her skills in international testing and design standards for curtain walling to achieve best practice and adopt the design to local market requirements.