Dr Eng Maitane Berecibar is the Battery team leader in the MOBI research group at VUB. She is now in charge of R&D innovation and strategy on the field of batteries; novel materials, second life, state estimations, recycling, safety, etc. As the team leader she focuses on developing new consortium, management of promising innovative projects and supervising her group. She obtained her PhD in Engineering of Sciences at the VUB in August 2017 titled “Development of an Accurate State of Health Estimation Technique for Lithium-Ion Batteries”. Her PhD was a collaboration between the Technology Research Centre IK4-Ikerlan, located in Spain, and the VUB inside the MOBI research center. During her studies, she also collaborated with other universities from abroad, like the New Jersey Institute of Technology (US), and the Brno University of Technology (CZ) developing the following projects “Estimating Storage Requirements for Wind Power Plants” and “Quality of Service of Free Space Optical Links”. Afterwards, she has been working as a senior researcher, grant writing and project manager at the MOBI research center for the H2020 and other projects regarding energy management transition which we are facing.