Kirsten MacMillan, P.Eng

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Kirsten is a Climate Resiliency Specialist with the Climate Risk Institute. Her work focuses on both technical climate risk and resilience work and on capacity building. She has worked on climate vulnerability and risk assessments in Canada and internationally including green and grey infrastructure, community health, ecosystems, mining and agriculture. She is passionate about advancing our collective understanding of climate impacts and adaptation through the development of resources, guidelines and case studies. She has developed, facilitated and delivered climate training and workshops to many audiences including engineers, environmental professionals, and federal and municipal government staff. 

Kirsten holds a dual degree Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc) in Civil Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Global Development Studies from Queen’s University that provides an interdisciplinary mindset on technical and social aspects of climate change and resilience. Kirsten lives in Toronto and loves hiking, camping, and spending time outdoors.