Corinne Trommsdorff has a Masters in agriculture science and environmental engineering from the Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon, AgroParisTech, and has over 15 years of experience working as a consultant, with a focus in later years on energy efficiency and optimisation in the water sector. She has worked 8 years in the USA, 4 years in Switzerland and 4 years in France, with assignments on development projects in a variety of countries including Armenia, Chile, Egypt, Georgia, Morocco and the Philippines. Her roles have varied from project engineer to project manager, working with utilities in design and planning of water and sanitation infrastructures, as well as providing technical expertise and coordination between disciplines.
As manager of the Cities of the Future Programme at IWA, Corinne has lead the development of a Low-energy Low-Carbon Utilities knowledge platform, as well as the work on the Principles for Water-Wise Cities, a framework for cities to transition to an integrated urban water cycle with cross-sectoral synergies to improve resilience, resource recovery, and liveability. After 4years with IWA, Corinne is now deputy to the Operations Director and leading the engagement of corporate members in the IWA network, the strengthening of governing members of IWA, while ensuring the leadership on the Water-Wise Cities Initiative.