Email: zoya.sodhi-at-sofiesgroup.com

Consultant | MSc Urban Planning and Management

Areas of Expertise: Research & data analysis, knowledge management, communication & outreach and organizing interactive platforms specific to the context of urban development, smart cities, climate change and sustainability

Languages: English, Hindi and Panjabi

Career: Zoya is currently working as a Consultant with Sofies India and also contributes editorially to My Liveable City, a magazine which talks about the different facets of cities and how we can make our cities more liveable. Previously, she was working with National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA), a premier research think tank in the urban sector; anchoring research, developing and building technical content, conceptualizing knowledge products and organizing outreach activities. She was a part of the official delegation for a smart city exposure visit to Singapore with ‘Hon. Union Minister of Urban Development, Shri Venkaiah Naidu’.

Prior to her engagement with NIUA, she completed her Masters in Urban Planning and Management from ITC, University of Twente, The Netherlands and developed an emission calculation framework to calculate carbon emissions using travel pattern related characteristics for profiling emissions induced from personal travel across all modes of road transport for her thesis project.

Outside the office… Zoya is a backpack traveller who loves to explore new places, prefer weekend getaways and is a passionate foodie for North Indian cuisine. She is also a trained Indian classical dancer and enjoys watching movies or theatre.

Bangalore's Office

Bangalore | India

Sofies Sustainability Leaders Pvt. Ltd.
RP Regency
50/7, 2nd Cross, P&T Colony
RT Nagar, Bangalore 560 032
Karnataka – INDIA

+91 98 455 32 921

Sofies-India (Sofies Sustainability Leaders Pvt. Ltd.) is incorporated under Indian law and located in Bangalore, India’s Silicon Valley at the country’s southern end. Our offices are on the north side of the city, 30 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes from downtown. We share 200m2 with other firms. Our diverse team of permanent staff speaks French, English, Hindi, German, Spanish, and other local languages.

With the goal of providing our clients with expanded services and greater proximity, two of our consultants are based in Mumbai and Delhi.