Sofia Castelo is the co-lead of Think City’s Resilience CoP and the programme manager in charge of the nature-based climate adaptation programme for the urban areas of Penang island. She holds a degree in Landscape Architecture and postgraduate degrees in Project Management and Climate Change and Sustainable Development Policies. Sofia has 20 years of experience in designing and managing landscape and urban design projects in Europe, China, the USA, Australia and Malaysia. A co-founder of the NGO Mulheres na Arquitectura (MA), she is committed to the empowerment of women in the public space and in the architecture profession. Several of her projects have been awarded by prestigious organisations, such as Landscape Institute, UNESCO and the United Nations.
Sofia will be speaking at: 8th October (10.00 - 11.15am) | Mission Impossible? Taking Action on Climate Change