Sofia Yialama is an ESG & Sustainability Consultant based in Cairo, Egypt. Sofia holds a Bachelor’s and MSc in International and European studies. Her areas of expertise include sustainable finance, sustainability and climate change advisory services and training for financial institutions and corporations. She has worked with international financial institutions such as the EBRD, and rating agencies such as Moody’s. As a former Team Leader at the Governance and Accountability Institute (G&A) based in New York, she has practical experience in ESG data analysis of companies in the UK, USA, and Ireland. Also, as a former EU Projects Consultant at the Region of Crete (regional government authority), she has significant experience in EU projects on Green Economy, Blue Growth, Circular Economy, and Nature-Based Solutions.