Dr Kirsten Dunlop



Dr Kirsten Dunlop is the CEO of Climate-KIC Europe. Kirsten’s career spans academia, consulting, banking, insurance, strategy, design, innovation and leadership across three continents (Europe, Australia and North America). Previously she was the Executive General Manager Strategic Innovation for Suncorp Group.

She has led the Generali Group Innovation Academy for Assicurazioni Generali, worked in UniCredit and Newton Management Innovation in Milan, and at KPMG and Second Road in Sydney.

A specialist in experiential learning and a life-long exponent of cross-disciplinary thought and practice, Kirsten has a PhD in cultural history on the marriage of rhetoric and architecture in the building of Italian medieval and Renaissance cities.