Zoha Shawoo joined SEI Headquarters as a Research Associate in April 2019. Her research primarily focuses on the intersection between climate change and sustainable development.
Zoha is part of the Climate-SDG project, which explores the conflicts and synergies between the NDCs and the SDGs at the national level. Her work also focuses on overcoming policy incoherence in the national implementation of the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda, as well as assessing the policy coherence of climate finance mechanisms in developing countries.
Prior to joining SEI, Zoha conducted policy-relevant climate change research for various think tanks and research institutes such as SEI Oxford, Climate Law and Policy, the Oxford Environmental Change Institute and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, and has also worked with the environmental sustainability team at GlaxoSmithKline.
She holds a M.Sc. in Environmental Change and Management from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Her masters thesis was a critical evaluation of climate justice framings within the polycentric climate governance regime in Pakistan. Prior to this, Zoha received a B.Sc. in Environmental Sciences from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom.