Free Webinar - Birmingham’s Climate Emergency

05 Jun
Friday 5th June 2020

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Webinar Overview

This session will look at the background to Birmingham’s Climate Emergency declaration and provide an overview of the role of the Route to Zero Task Force, the work that has been undertaken to date and the proposals for progressing to an action plan.

Speaker: Maria Dunn

Head of Development Policy at Birmingham City Council

Maria is a Chartered Town Planner with over 14 years experience in the public sector. Having previously held policy roles at Wyre Forest District Council and Worcester City Council Maria joined Birmingham City Council in January 2020 as Head of Development Policy.

Maria’s current role includes leading planning policy, economic policy, sustainability policy and transport policy for Birmingham. Maria chaired RTPI West Midlands in 2018 and is a member of the RTPI West Midlands Regional Management Board. Maria was named the West Midlands Young Planner of the Year in 2013, was shortlisted for the national Young Planner of the Year in 2014 and was featured in The Planner’s Women of Influence in 2019.