Ms. Susanne Bieller
Susanne Bieller is General Secretary of the IFR, the International Federation of Robotics, since 2019. The International Federation of Robotics serves as the voice of the global robotics industry and invaluable source of statistics on the global robotics market. Founded in 1987 as a non-profit organization, IFR unites more than 90 robotics companies, research organizations and national robot associations from over twenty countries and represents over 3000 robotics organizations around the globe.
Susanne is highly involved in advocacy topics in robotics concerning ethical, legal, societal, economic aspects of robotics and has in-depth knowledge of the global robotics market, and current technology trends. She is dedicated to promoting the benefits of robots for productivity, competitiveness, economic growth and quality of work and life.
After receiving her doctorate in Chemistry, she gained experience in PR and communications and in managerial functions at the European Commission, the Mechanical Engineering Industry Association VDMA and the European robotics industry association EUnited Robotics.
Susanne has been elected among the “Top 10 Women in Robotics That You Should Know About” in 2023” and among the “Top 10 Women in Robotics Industry” in 2020. She is passionate about increasing the share and visibility of women in STEM occupations.