Sophie Pesek

Research Analyst

Sophie Pesek graduated from Harvard University in 2020 with a BA in Environmental Science & Engineering. She will be supporting Matt Wibbenmeyer and Ben Leard’s development of a new land use model and will also be working with Daniel Raimi on his ongoing research on a just energy transition. Before RFF, she worked on environmental initiatives in China, Tanzania, Suriname, and Ghana, as well as for organizations such as the International Monetary Fund and Conservation International. She was previously an engineer for a water sensor startup and hopes to bring an engineer’s perspective to pressing economic and policy questions in sustainability and global equity.

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