Chief Resilience Officer of The Hague

Anne-Marie is the Chief Resilience Officer of The Hague, Prior to this position, Anne-Marie worked for City of The Hague’s International Programme as Senior Strategic Advisor. She developed programmes on Big Data for Peace and Humanity, Urban Security and Water Diplomacy. She played a key role in the process of the City of The Hague becoming a member the 100 Resilient Cities Network.

At the City Planning Department, she developed the policy framework for the urban investment agenda of The Hague and was project manager of The Hague’s Climate Change Adaptation Plan.

Before joining the City of The Hague, Anne-Marie worked for the engineering firm Arup on eco-cities in Beijing and Shanghai. She introduced decision support tools in the urban design process and worked with CBRE and other partners on models for measurement of the sustainability of cities. She gained expertise in the modelling work while working for the Environmental Simulation Center in New York City.

For UN-Habitat, she evaluated the implementation of Local Agenda 21 in Nairobi, Kenya. Anne-Marie holds an MSc in Urban Planning from the Technical University of Delft and an MA in Geography from the University Utrecht.