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Dr. Susanna Sutherland
Principal @ Sutherland & Associates - United States of America
Susanna works across organizations facilitating improvements and investments. She and her team provide a wide range of strategy development, technical assistance, process support, and impact tracking to various staff and funder groups, committees, and membership bodies. This helps organizations understand influencers and collaboration points, develop programs and partnerships, and evaluate investment impacts on hard and soft urban systems. Susanna personally specializes in water and energy system integration. In previous roles, she worked in the hydropower division of a 7-state utility (The Tennessee Valley Authority) and as a city sustainability director (in Knoxville, Tennessee). She has a doctorate in Energy Science and Engineering, a masters in Biosystems Engineering, and a bachelor’s in Environmental Science from the University of Tennessee.