Dirk Saseta Krieg

Leitat Technological Center, Spain

11:00 AM – 11:40 AM

LEITAT, How a local RTO turns global

Dirk Saseta Krieg is on Leitat’s Executive Board as Director of Promotion and International Affairs. He manages both international and national operations for public fund raising, private sales, and project management at Leitat. Dirk represents Leitat at institutional level and is active in RTO associations WAITRO, EARTO, and FEDIT. He has 17 years of experience in public and private RTOs in Europe and the USA, including work as a project manager at the Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute from 2006-2008.

Dirk joined Leitat in 2009 as a Project Manager in environmental technology and renewable energy, and was named Director of International Affairs in 2013. He holds a Bachelor’s in Environmental Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University, a M.Sc. in Environmental Audits and Management Systems, specializing in Renewable Energies from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, and an MBA from ESADE Business School. He has also completed courses in ISO quality, environmental audits, and project management and has served as a professor, lecturer, and speaker in Project Management and EU proposal writing.