Senior Policy Advisor
Sonia Dunlop is a Senior Policy Advisor at E3G leading the organisation’s work on International Financial Institutions and public banks. Her role focuses on ensuring that these critical public finance institutions – including Multilateral Development Banks like the World Bank – lead the global transition to a climate-safe world.
Sonia works with public banks, governments and NGOs around the world to drive ambition at Multilateral Development Banks, bilateral development finance institutions, green banks and national and regional public banks. Her areas of expertise include alignment with the Paris Agreement at Multilateral Development Banks, coordination of networks of governments and climate-related policies at development finance institutions. She is also on the Steering Group of the Big Shift Global Campaign.
Prior to joining E3G, Sonia spent ten years working in the solar PV industry, the European Parliament and the UK House of Commons, working throughout to effect change in key renewable energy policies and legislation. Sonia has authored reports on new business models for solar PV, the purchase of renewable electricity by corporates through Power Purchase Agreements and the impact of the digitalisation of energy in the renewable space.
Sonia holds a BSC in Government and an MSc in Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration, both from the London School of Economics.
Outside of work Sonia is a great believer in the power of yoga to calm body and spirit and is active in local politics.