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Sejal Patel

Research Officer

Portrait of Sejal Patel

Sejal holds a Bachelors degree in Economics and Geography from University College London (UCL), and a Masters in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics (LSE). Her masters’ thesis undertook quantitative policy analysis of a behavioural incentive scheme intended to reduce household water consumption in Brazil.

Sejal has experience working in local government, finance, and environmental research, with the London Borough of Waltham Forest, the Financial Times, APAX Partners, Arkay & Arkay Chartered Accountants (India), Forum for the Future, and Environment Assured (China). Her research interests include environmental policy, international climate finance, green growth, and the transition to low-carbon development pathways.


  1. Delivering disaster risk reduction by 2030: pathways to progress

    Research reports

  2. Europe’s major carbon emitters hand out €6.3bn in coal subsidies each year – new report

    Press Release

  3. Cutting Europe’s lifelines to coal: Italy

    Briefing/policy papers

  4. Cutting Europe’s lifelines to coal: Czech Republic

    Briefing/policy papers

  5. An annotated bibliography of ODI development studies in Uganda


  6. Aligning objectives: international climate commitments and national energy strategies

    Research reports

  7. Climate finance thematic briefing: mitigation finance

    Briefing/policy papers

  8. Climate finance briefing: Small Island Developing States

    Briefing/policy papers

  9. Climate finance regional briefing: Middle East and North Africa

    Briefing/policy papers

  10. Climate finance thematic briefing: REDD+ finance

    Briefing/policy papers