Carley Pennink

Carley Pennink

Lead Specialist in Governance, PPPs and Capacity Building, Assistant Professor

Dr Pennink (BA, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; BFA, Parsons School of Design, NYC; MA Urban Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam; PhD, Erasmus University Rotterdam) is the former head of International Projects and Advisory Services at the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies.

She worked for the first ten years of her career as an architect and planner and as a project manager in urban and social housing development. She joined IHS in 1994. At IHS, she leads the acquisition and management of the institute's project portfolio.

Dr Pennink is a Lead Specialist in Governance, PPPs and Capacity Building and has provided institutional support to training service providers throughout Africa, Asia and Central and Eastern Europe.

Thematically, Dr Pennink trains and provides advice on public - public-private partnerships in infrastructure provision and the privatization of municipal services and, as well as quality and performance in local government, institutional development and organizational change. She has extensive experience working with public, private partnerships, from 1982 – 93, in the field, in large, multi-actor urban projects, and through training and advisory work in the developing world and Central and Eastern Europe.

Dr Pennink's dissertation looked at aspects of risk and trust in public, private partnerships.

She has managed teams working on city-wide development strategies and planning processes that incorporated community-based and participatory approaches. With a team at IHS, she recently authored the City Development Strategies 2.0 toolkit, financed by Cities Alliance. This toolkit is also available in web-based form and facilitates local governments in developing and implementing CDS processes.

In her initial 7 years at IHS, she held the Coordinator of Academic Programming position at the Urban Management Centre. As Head of Projects, she managed and promoted integrated community-based projects in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and East London, South Africa. She subsequently worked in 1996 on secondment to the Netherlands Habitat Forum.

Cameron, J.; Jong, N. de, Pennink, C. and Windt, N. van der (2020). Evaluation of projects co-financed by the sustainable water fund (FDW) : Synthesis report [July 2020]. The Hague: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Gross, E. and Pennink, C. (2020). Impact evaluation of the sustainable water fund (FDW) : Integrated water management and knowledge transfer in Sisili Kulpawn basin (FDW/12/GH/02) in the Northern region of Ghana [report: 30-04-2020]. The Hague: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Pennink, C. (2020). SMARTerWASH - mobile monitoring for rural water and sanitation services that last (FDW/12/GH/06) : final report [report 30-04-2020]. The Hague: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Jong, N. de and Pennink, C. (2020). Mid-term review : Governance of inclusive green growth in cities (DEALS) : synthesis report [22 November 2020]. The Hague: VNG International

Pennink, C. and Zaw, M. (2020). Mid-term review : Governance of inclusive green growth in cities (DEALS) : case study report Pathein, Myanmar [20 November 2020]. The Hague: VNG International

Pennink, C. (2017). The trust cycle : the process of trust building and the influence of trust on risk and outcomes in Public-Private Partnerships [Doctoral dissertation, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)]. RePub, Erasmus University Repository. https://repub.eur.nl/pub/101493/

Pennink, C., Davidson, F. and Rabé, P. (2017). City development strategies 2.0 : cities growing with vision. Brussels: Cities Alliance.

Pennink, C. (2017). Building trust in complex urban regeneration partnerships. In: M. P. van Dijk, J. Edelenbos and K. van Rooijen (Eds.). Urban governance in the realm of complexity (pp. 95-117). Rugby: Practical Action Publishing.

Ruijsink, S., Pennink, C. and Teerlink, H. (2015). Are we making cities work? The impact of 50 years of capacity building for housing and urban development [Paper prepared for the meeting: Fostering partnerships for equitable cities, capacity building for participatory spatial planning, Tirana, Albania]. Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS).

Welsh, S., Pennink, C. and Browne N. J. W. (Eds.) (2015). Master urban management and development : 2013-2014 UMD 10 (Thesis series : 8 (includes CD-ROM)). Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS).

Welsh, S., Pennink, C. and Browne N. J. W. (Eds.) (2014). Master urban management and development : 2012-2013 UMD 9 [Thesis series : 7 (includes CD-ROM)]. Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS).

Welsh, S., Pennink, C. and Browne N. J. W. (Eds.) (2014). Master urban management and development : 2011-2012 UMD 8 [Thesis series : 6 (includes CD-ROM)]. Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS).

Dijk, M. P. van, Pennink, C. and Ruijsink, S., (2013). Capacity development : the evolution of the integrated urban management Masters course at the Ethiopian Civil Service University. Water Policy, 15(S2), 121-136. https://doi.org/10.2166/wp.2013.216

Ruijsink, S., Pennink, C. and Teerlink, H., (2012). Are we making cities work? The impact of 50 years of capacity building for housing and urban development, [Paper at Rethinking Cities : Framing the Future : Sixth [World Bank] Urban Research and Knowledge Symposium]. Barcelona, 2012. Washington: World Bank.

Welsh, S., Pennink, C. and Browne N. J. W. (Eds.) (2012) Master urban management and development : 2009-2011 UMD 6/UMD 7 [Thesis series : 5 (includes CD-ROM)]. Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS).

Brilhante, O., Browne, N., Eerd, M. van, Gianoli, A., Marrewijk, C. van, Pennink, C. and Welsh, S. N. (2008). Master Urban Management and Development 2006 - 2007 UMD 3, Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS).

Pennink, C., Dauskardt, R. and Davidson, F. (2001). Urban policies and strategies in a global context : key issues elements and lessons [Paper presented at National Seminar on Urban/Municipal Capacity Building, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, IHS/GTZ/UDSS]. Rotterdam: Institute for Housing and Urban Development (IHS).

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