Andriannah Mbandi has over 10 years’ work experience in transport emissions and air pollution with comprehensive knowledge in performing complex emission data measurement, analysis and modelling at multiple scales. She completed her PhD at SEI York (2013-2017) in Environmental Science. Her research seeks to support evidence-based air quality management policy by assessing the impact of transport emissions on human health and the environment with a focus on African cities.
Andriannah has also worked with the UN Environment and African governments on multiple consultancies on air quality assessments for health and environment policies. She is the African representative for the Early Career Researchers program committee for the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) 2018 and a committee member for the African Group on Atmospheric Sciences (ANGA) working group.
Prior to joining SEI, she was based in South Africa where she worked in the private sector as an engineer in health, safety and environment and later as a product leader in vehicle emissions. Andriannah has a Masters in Chemical Engineering from Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), South Africa where she also taught. She is a recipient of the Faculty for the Future fellowship (2013-2017) by the Schlumberger Foundation for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).