Caroline Henrotay has a master in the engineering sciences: architecture and finished her PhD in September 2008 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in the field of sustainable and reversible building design.
Between 2008 and 2012 she has been working as a lecturer, researcher and project manager within the field of sustainable and affordable building design at different academic institutes (VUB, ULB, Moi University – Kenia) and as a Technical and Academic expert for NGOs (amongst which Shelter Research Unit (SRU) of the International Federation of the Red Cross). She is working as an Engineer and project manager at Brussels Environment since 2010 and is involved in the development and support of technical expertise within the area of sustainable construction & refurbishment in the Region of Brussels Capital. Her work mainly focuses on the development of technical tools and technical studies with regard to sustainable building design. Over the years she gained a specific expertise with regard to the environmental impact of materials, building and construction waste and resource efficiency/effectiveness.