Research Fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Stockholm
Fiona Lambe is a Research Fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute, based in Stockholm. Fiona holds a M.Sc. degree in Development Studies from University College, Dublin and has 15 years’ research experience in the fields of energy access, sustainable development, and behavior change. Her current research focuses on understanding behavioural drivers in the context of technology uptake and change of practice in low income settings, and the process of designing effective solutions for shifting household and community behaviour. She has conducted research on this topic in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Cambodia, India, Nepal and Colombia. She has also studied the socioeconomic and policy aspects of scaling energy access at the local level and how this is linked to global processes and structures including international development and climate policy. Prior to joining SEI, Fiona worked as an energy consultant, developing and leading projects in East Africa related to the to design, implementation and evaluation of small-scale energy access programmes in a variety of settings, from emergency refugee settlements to urban households in Addis Ababa.