Sara van Hoogstraten

Position: Geotechnical Engineer at Ørsted
MSc Delft University of Technology - MSc Offshore and Dredging Engineering

I have 3+ years of experience in the offshore wind industry working as a project engineer at a marine contractor and a graduate and geotechnical engineer at developer. During this time, my focus has been on foundations for offshore wind turbines, ranging from preliminary design to (offshore) installation. My current role includes both engineering and project management type of work.

Motivation

I would like to share my experience as a starter in the offshore wind industry with somebody who also is passionate about this field. Even though I have worked for a relatively short time, I have tried some different type of jobs and I hope that this experience can help a mentee determine how they want to start their career.