Caroline Schaer

Caroline Schaer

Researcher

DTU MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING
DTU Management Engineering

UNEP DTU Partnership

Technical University of Denmark

Marmorvej 51

Building FN Byen, room 3.7.19

2100 København Ø

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Keywords sustainable development | disaster risk management | ethnographic research | developing countries | climate change; adaptation | urban adaptation

Caroline holds a Ph.D. in disaster risk management and climate change adaptation from UNEP DTU Partnership and a Master of science in development studies and intercultural business strategy from Copenhagen Business School. Her Ph.D. addressed disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation governance and community responses to urban flood, with a focus on poor peri-urban in Pikine/Dakar, Senegal.

Caroline works as a project manager, researcher and adviser in the Climate Resilient Development group. Her work has revolved around private sector engagement in climate resilience, urban adaptation, mainstreaming of adaptation in sustainable development, national and loval governance mechanisms, as well as monitoring and evaluation for climate change adaptation.