International Design Engineer & Coordinator

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Multi-lingual design engineer and coordinator with 7+ years of successful client relationship, customer service & community building, with public speaking skills. 

Enthusiastic, resourceful and conscientious, I am a solution-oriented engineer who speak five languages from having lived in six countries. After seven years in B2B software customer service and over ten years in international coordination and community building I am used to delivering high quality results, having returning customers, lasting relationships and working in different cultures. I have experience from steel structure design, artistic design, teaching and public speaking.

I live by A B C..
Adventurous. Brave. Creative.

I have grit and an entrepreneurial mindset, I am stress resilient and carry curiosity.

  • Moved to France on my own, without any job or house lined up, not knowing anyone.
  • Within two years I founded & grew an association to 500 members internationally & created the first Nordic championships & festival with 150 participants from six countries & made it annually recurring, making the organisation internationally renowned & setting the standard worldwide.
  • Trained Kung Fu in Shaolin, China.
  • Had twins + 1 in under two years time.
  • Studied neuroscience at Harvard.
  • Did competitive show jumping with thoroughbred former race horse stallions when I was 14.
  • Travelled : Been up on the hillside of the volcano Merapi two weeks after its eruption. Visited one of the last matriarch societies in the world in the Himalayas. Been to the world’s southernmost city.


Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Civil Engineering studies, focus : Structural Calculations, 1993-1998.

PhD course in Structural Dynamics, 1996.

University Certificate from the School of Constructional Engineering, focus : Structural Calculations, 1990-1993.

Work Experience

2019 – present

Steel Designer
SATIM, Mur de Bretagne, France

Successfully designing 10 high quality structures per year up to 125 tonnes in Tekla Structures, with great attention to detail, working in a team, managing architectural plans & the contact with suppliers & clients. Production of complete design plans & drawings for clients & detail drawings for the factory’s manufacturing process.

2017 – 2019

Adventure Entrepreneur
Self-employed, Silfiac, France

Startup of business in a new country, including project management & putting organisation in place in accordance with research done on French laws. Research of sites and collaborative partners, planning & creation of courses, activities & website. Purchase of material.


Teacher of Physics, Technology & Math
Tappströmsskolan, Ekerö, Sweden.

Through an often innovative approach, teaching full classes of 12-14 year olds theory & practise in physics, mathematics & technology, helping them to develop logic, reasoning & confidence, I was described as being their best & favourite teacher. Planning of courses on my own & in collaboration with colleagues & teaching & follow up on pupils with special needs. Making tests, grading pupils & acting as a mentor.

2011 – 2016

Designer, Writer & Public Speaker
Self-employed, Munsö, Sweden

Analytical writing & development of captivating story lines in storytelling/writing together with marketing and sales of my own illustrations. Publication of all the above in an online magazine, a blog & in podcasts leading up to me being booked to hold a workshop and be a speaker at the Presence : Summit conference in Minnesota, USA.

2005 – 2010

Product Developer & Vendor
Self-employed, Shanghai, China

Product design & development of different products in China and sourcing of materials & manufacturers. Growing a customer base among the expatriate community through local marketing & sales at markets, exhibits & online. Widening the product versatility by becoming the official Chinese reseller of a famous Swedish brand.

2003 – 2005

Web designer
Self-employed, Bødalen, Norway

Creation of websites.

1998 – 2005

Application Specialist
Engineering Data Resources a.s, Sandvika, Norway

700 annually renewed B2B contracts while responsible for customer service/support for STAAD.Pro. Regularly holding courses in the use of the software & responsible for developing the course material as well as some coding. Responsible for contracts, the creation of promotion material and also for sales to Sweden. Technical contact for the supplier in the USA and the reseller in Finland. 

2000 – 2010

Founder, Chairwoman & Coordinator
Nordic Society of Irish Dancers Volunteer work 

Within two years I founded & grew the association to 500 members internationally & created the first Nordic championships & festival with 150 participants from six countries & made it annually recurring, making the organisation internationally renowned & setting the standard worldwide.

The work consisted of developing the organisation, keeping international communication & relations with ruling bodies, teachers & members. Chair meetings, set activity goals, create control documents & organise courses with international teachers. Develop solutions for communication & web.

It was likely the world’s first internet based international association and before there were any social media.


◉◉◉◉◉ Swedish   
◉◉◉◉◉ English
◉◉◉◉◉ Spanish
◉◉◉◉◉ Norwegian
◉◉◉◉○ French
◉○○○○ German

International Experience

  • France : 2017 – present
  • Poland : 2010 -2011
  • China : 2005 – 2010
  • Norway : 1998 – 2005
  • Argentina : 1980 – 1986
  • Sweden : the years in between

“Yvonne Rosenlund is an eloquent and professional speaker with deep knowledge. She was invited by us to be a speaker at Presence : Summit, a conference in Minnesota (USA) in the fall of 2014, and was so well received, we heard nothing but praise following her presentation. Her presence is commanding, her spirit shines, and her words inspire. I highly recommend her for any event!”

Jennifer Salness



Trimble Solutions France
Tekla Structures Update

Háskóli Íslands, Iceland
The Medieval Icelandic Sagas


Harvard University, HarvardX, USA
Program Serie-X : Fundamentals of Neuroscience

Central Queensland University, Australia     

  • Learning and Memory : Understandings from Educational Neuroscience
  • Neuroleadership and Conceptual Approaches in Educational Neuroscience
  • Neuroplasticians and Neuromyths
  • Orientation to Educational Neuroscience

Monash University, Australia
Introduction to Psychology:

  • Sensation and Perception
  • The Psychology of Personality

Dartmouth College, DartmouthX, USA
Question Reality! Science, philosophy, and the search for meaning

Harvard University, HarvardX, USA
PredictionX: Omens, Oracles, and Prophecies

University of Cape Town, South Africa
What is Mind?

2018 – 2019

Dr. Sharon Blackie, Ireland
The Voices of the Wells

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
The Book of Kells

Monash University, Australia
Food as Medicine

The University of Edinburgh, Scotland  
Social Wellbeing

Digital Skills : Social Media


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