Corinne Trommsdorff
CEO and Founder of Water Cities (


Corinne Trommsdorff has over 15 years of experience working as a international consultant, with a focus in later years on energy efficiency and optimisation in the water sector. Her academic background is a Masters in agriculture science and environmental engineering from the Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon, AgroParisTech.

With assignments on development projects in a variety of countries including Armenia, Chile, Egypt, Georgia, Morocco and the Philippines, she worked with utilities in design and planning of water and sanitation infrastructures.

As focal point for Cities of the Future at IWA, Corinne 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.

Corinne is now CEO and Founder of Water Cities, a not for profit business with the mission to support communities in transition to becoming more and more water-wise.