Emily Ghosh is a Scientist in the Equitable Transitions program at the Stockholm Environment Institute’s U.S. Center. She focuses on the development of sustainable and equitable energy transition policies through the use of long-term energy and economic models. She also conducts research on alternative economic paradigms (i.e., degrowth and green growth), the energy-water-food nexus, and gender issues in energy planning.
Emily has worked on projects with governments across all scales in both developing and developed countries. Recent projects include a national cost-benefit assessment of greenhouse gas mitigation options for the Philippine energy sector, an investigation of energy-water nexus issues in the Region of Mindanao (Philippines), energy end-use, demand-side modelling of South Africa’s commercial and public sector, as well as jointly modeling Morocco’s energy system and the system’s impacts on macroeconomic stability and employment.
Before joining SEI in 2016, Emily worked at the global engineering consulting firm, WSP, as a process engineer in the municipal water and wastewater sector. Emily has significant experience in managing and completing multi-million-dollar engineering projects for water and wastewater infrastructure, including watermains, sewers, reservoirs, pumping stations and treatment facilities. She also has expertise in energy management and resource recovery initiatives at wastewater facilities, including the design of treatment systems to harness the energy potential in biosolids to generate clean energy.
Emily has a BASc in chemical and environmental engineering from the University of Toronto and an MSc in environmental technology, specializing in global environmental change and policy, from Imperial College London.