Smallholder Transformation and Global Yield Gap Atlas (GYGA) Project Lead
Shofia is a Smallholder Transformation and Global Yield Gap Atlas (GYGA) Project Lead at WRI Indonesia. She is responsible for leading activities and research that aim to accelerate smallholders’ transformation towards sustainability and improve sustainable commodities production.
Previously, Shofia worked as a researcher on the environmental aspect of commodities, such as oil palm, nutmeg, and seaweed. During her time at the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) of Indonesia, she assisted in the making of a feasibility study on seaweed-based biogas power plant development in Indonesia. She also has expertise in carbon stock valuation and worked as a consultant for the Regional Development Planning Agency of Riau Province to conduct carbon stock assessment in Giam Siak Kecil-Bukit Batu Biosphere Reserve.
She earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Institut Teknologi Bandung and received a master’s degree in environmental engineering from the same university. As a biologist, Shofia loves traveling and hiking. She also aspires to explore all national parks around the world.