Patricia Vilchis Tella

Patricia Vilchis Tella

Telephone: +46 73 707 8606

Title: Research Associate

Expertise: energy access, biofuel sustainability, agriculture

Centre: Stockholm

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    Patricia Vilchis Tella joined SEI Stockholm in September 2008 and currently works as a Research Associate focusing on  sustainable consumption, energy access and biofuel sustainability.

    Patricia is a Research associate at SEI with over 5 years of experience working with coordination of large international Projects. She is currently managing the Coordination desk of the 10YFP Sustainable Lifestyles and Education Programme.

    Patricia has worked  with energy access in Africa, including research on the socio-economic and behavior determinants for the adoption of clean cooking fuels and technologies, the role of private sector and international investment in scaling up energy access in developing countries and analyzing sustainability indicators of different sustainability frameworks for biofuel crops production and its implementation in Latin America and Africa. She coordinated the project “Energy for all 2030” which was a 3 year cross-European project aiming to raise the public and political profile of energy access for achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Sub Saharan Africa.

    Before joining SEI, Patricia worked in the private sector; she has experience in international trade legislation, market research, market development and client management.

    She has MSc on International Business and Economics at the ITESM (Instututo Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey), Mexico and studied Ecosystems Governance and Globalization at Stockholm University /Stockholm Resilience Centre, focusing her research on sustainability indicators on agriculture, particularly for soy production in Uruguay.

    Research interests

    •    Sustainable Lifestyles
    •    Sustainable consumption
    •    Circular Economy
    •    Trade and agriculture
    •    Making markets work for the poor


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