Kirsty serves as the Senior Technical Manager focusing on climate adaptation planning at C40. She is responsible for providing expert guidance and support to cities across the climate action planning process, with a particular focus on adaptation planning.

Drawing on just over a decade’s worth of experience in the climate change sector, Kirsty has a strong technical background in climate change adaptation. Her particular expertise focuses on supporting cities to plan and respond to climate change through the development and review of Climate Risk Assessments as well as Climate Action Plans. Kirsty has also written and reviewed several resources, guidelines and training modules to support cities in responding to the impacts of climate change.

Kirsty has a Master’s in Climate Change and Sustainability as well as an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science and Politics.