Five questions for Ricarda Nerche

A native of Dresden, Germany, 37-year old Application Engineer Ricarda Nerche lives in an old farmhouse with her husband, two daughters, four sheep and a cat.


Her passions include, cycling, gardening, Italian food and reading, her favourite book being Lord of All Things by Andreas Eschbach.

What attracted you to Brüel & Kjær?I am fascinated by technology and I studied environmental acoustics, that deals with the impact of environmental noise on people. Working for Brüel & Kjær satisfies both these interests.

What are you passionate about?I like to do things differently. I like to read about new ideas, think about them and even try them out if I can. For example, I garden unconventionally, and we rebuilt our house with alternative building materials.

What is the best advice you’ve been given?If you don’t know the answer, be honest and admit it – a colleague told me that when I started at Brüel & Kjær.

If you could have two superpowers, what would they be and why?Understanding all languages – that could solve conflicts everywhere and flying. From the sky you see things from a different perspective.

If you had all the money and time in the world, what would you be doing right now?Pushing renewable energy sources to demonstrate that they do work.