Rendel Rieckmann is an MEng alumna, class of 2014. Before coming to Berkeley, she studied Industrial Engineering and Business Management in Germany and Australia and worked in various positions around manufacturing and performance management. Since graduating from the MEng program, Rendel worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Company advising clients mainly in the Operations sector in all sorts of advanced industries in Europe and Africa. Being younger than most of her employees tenure, she took over the role as Head of Solar Array Production at Airbus Defence and Space, which produces solar generators for all types of satellites in Ottobrunn (near Munich) and Leiden (near Holland). Since 2019, Rendel moved into Profit and Loss responsibility being the Head of Secure Communications Business Germany. The business takes care of various communication solutions and services especially in remote areas where satellites are needed.