Sofia Aivalioti joined Bax & Company as a consultant in July 2018. Her focus areas are climate change adaptation and mitigation, citizens and infrastructure resilience, circular economy and circular procurement.
She has 8 years of experience in various interdisciplinary roles, working in four different countries (Greece, Scotland, US and Spain). Within the various positions she gained extensive experience in EU funded programs including Interreg, FP7 and H2020. In the past years, she was immersed into various innovative topics working for projects for Smart Cities, Citizens Science, IoT Interoperability, eHealth and Robotics.
Sofia holds a Masters in Cities and Sustainability which is an Erasmus Mundus Joint European Master delivered by the University of Aalborg, the University of Aveiro and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. During her studies, she was a Visiting Scholar in the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law in Columbia Law School where she researched the climate change resilience and adaptation of urban infrastructures. She is also graduated of the University of Edinburgh holding a Masters in Environment and International Development.
In her free time, she likes to dance lindy hop, discover new coffee places in the city, go to festivals, hiking and do some scuba diving.
Sofia speaks Greek, English and Spanish.