Sonia Cyrus Patel

Research Associate

Sonia holds a Masters in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics (LSE). Before joining the Smart Prosperity Institute in 2019, she worked in India, as a Research Associate at IORA Ecological Solutions and as a Deputy Manager at Development Alternatives. There she delivered projects in the areas of climate change, green growth and sustainable development. Her research interests include circular economy, sustainable finance, and valuation of ecosystem services.  

Sonia is based out of her home office in Toronto and enjoys hiking, traveling and cooking in her free time.