Sophie has a background in environmental sciences and bioeconomy and works as researcher and project manager at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO). Her work focuses on how green and nature-based solutions can help cities to become more resilient and adapt to climate change. Originally from Stuttgart, she returned after living in different cities such as Milan, Freiburg, Kaohsiung and Christchurch. Sophie loves cooking, yoga and urban gardening.