Research Analyst, China
Role at the Foundation
Soukeyna is a Research Analyst within the Insight and Analysis team. She is currently working on a project that aims to identify the Circular Economy opportunities within China, with a focus on the urban context.
Soukeyna comes from the Netherlands and Senegal. She has lived in seven different countries and can speak French, Spanish, English and Dutch. She holds two masters degrees in Earth Science, and Environment and Resource Management. Her internship at Royal Haskoning DHV introduced her to the concept of Circular Economy, where she investigated the level of circularity of the plastic industry in the Netherlands. In 2015, she joined MVO Nederland and worked on a program aiming to accelerate the transition of a Circular Economy in the Netherlands. She also volunteered for Ashoka; where she identified, interviewed and mapped out the circular pioneers and innovators in the Netherlands.
In her spare time, Soukeyna can be found dancing tango, salsa, flamenco, and hip hop. She is also passionate about chocolate.