Kirsten MacMillan, B.A.Sc., B.A., E.I.T.
Kirsten is a Climate and Engineering Analyst with the Climate Risk Institute. Kirsten’s work focuses on the technical analyses of climate and infrastructure projects, including risk assessments and engineering vulnerability, and on improving best practices and knowledge sharing through the support of the Infrastructure Resiliency Professional (IRP) training program and PIEVC protocol.
She has previously worked in consulting engineering in Toronto with a focus on infrastructure planning, water resources, and hydraulic modelling. Most recently, she supported an NGO in Sri Lanka to research the impacts of climate change on fishing communities. She completed a dual degree in Civil Engineering and Global Development that provides her with an interdisciplinary mindset on climate change and resilience. Kirsten lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia and loves hiking, camping, and spending time outdoors.