Senior Research Analyst
Sophie Pesek is a Senior Research Analyst for the Climate Risks and Impacts and Adaptation and Resilience programs at Resources for the Future. Her current work focuses on natural disasters, the value of earth observation data, and the just transition. Before joining RFF, she worked on environmental projects in China, Tanzania, Suriname, and Ghana and for a water sensor startup. She graduated from Harvard University in 2020 with a BA in Environmental Science and Engineering and hopes to bring an engineering perspective to pressing policy questions in sustainability and global equity.