Rebecca oversees the Water Security Network as part of C40’s Adaptation Implementation Initiative. In this position, she is responsible for supporting city efforts to identify, plan and implement projects to increase their water security. Rebecca is experienced in water resource modelling, management, and stakeholder engagement. She is passionate about water, sustainability, climate resilience, the urban context, and the role they play in societal development. Rebecca’s work has given her experience across Sub-Saharan Africa; where she has been able to interact with people from diverse communities to develop climate adaptation and water management plans.

Rebecca holds a Master of Science in Water and Environmental Management from Loughborough University, United Kingdom, where her research focused on the application of bottom-up adaptation decision support for resilient water resource management and security in African cities. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Rebecca is an accredited Chartered Water and Environmental Manager (C.WEM) and is fluent in English and French.