International Design Engineer & Coordinator
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.
2019 – present
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
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
Self-employed, Bødalen, Norway
Creation of websites.
1998 – 2005
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.
- 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
Digital Skills : Social Media
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