Jen Heemann

Based in Portugal

Jen Heemann has over 10 years of experience in sustainable development strategies in cities and regions. Since 2017, she has focused on climate action planning and implementation in European cities and regions, working as researcher and supporting EU-funded projects.

Since May 2020, she is a Researcher and Project Manager at IEECP, where she is part of the development and coordination of projects focused on improving public authorities’ capacity in implementing climate-related measures. In the EC H2020 funded project REGILIENCE (Resilience Strategies for Regions), Jen acts as project manager and is responsible for the stakeholder engagement strategy. Also, she is highly involved in the H2020 projects PROSPECT+ (Capacity building for cities and regions – from learning to action!) and ENERGee Watch (peer-to-peer learning programme), supporting project management and being responsible for the detailed structure and plan of the capacity building programmes.

Jen holds an MSc degree in Urban Management and Development from Erasmus University Rotterdam, where she mastered the topic of critical factors that influence the implementation of SECAPS.


Dec 2022
Building renovation Energy poverty Modelling and quantification

Policies to decarbonise residential buildings in Central, Eastern and Southern EU: impact on energy poverty and mitigation strategies

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Aug 2020
Multiple benefits and the Efficiency First principle

Barriers to implementing the efficiency first principle

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Topics Worked On

Projects Worked On

Jan 31, 2023

Energee-Watch The European Network of Regional GhG Emissions and Energy Watch

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Jan 31, 2023

PROSPECT+ Capacity-Building Programme for cities and regions

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Feb 02, 2023

Regilience Regional Climate Resilient Development Pathways

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Jan 23, 2023

IN-PLAN Integrated Energy, Climate and Spatial planning

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Feb 03, 2023

NECPlatform Strengthening multilevel governance in national energy and climate policies

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