Isobel Bruun-Kiaer

Email:  Isobel.Bruun-Kiaer@tcpa.org.uk  
Tel:  0207 930 8903

Isobel is European and Projects Officer at the TCPA. Isobel's work focuses on planning for climate change in relation to building resilience and making the move towards a low carbon future. In this role Isobel has worked on the Association's European Projects including the InterregIVC GRaBS (Green and Blue Space Adaption for Urban Areas and Eco Towns) project, project coordinated the delivery of the Intelligent Energy Europe funded projects LEAP (Leadership for Energy Action and Planning), project managed SPECIAL (Spatial Planning and Energy for Communities in All Landscapes), and the EU Lifelong Learning project CLIMCAP (Competencies for Sustainable City Development).

Isobel is responsible for coordinating the work of multiple international partners across different European countries and helping them work towards gaining political buy in for energy strategies and adaption action plans. In addition, her role includes facilitating the exchange of knowledge and experience on climate change adaption and low carbon development between municipalities and planning associations across Europe. Isobel has also been involved in piloting new methods of peer to peer working and mentoring between different European cities, and developing and delivering training on climate change.

Prior to joining the team, Isobel worked as Assistant Planner at Planning Design Solutions and in the Environmental Planning Department at Cheshire County Council. She has a First Class Honours degree in Geography from University of Edinburgh, and an MSc in Spatial Planning from the Bartlett School of Planning.