Sophie Buchel

Researcher & Consultant at Dutch Research Institute for Transitions (DRIFT)

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Sophie works on transitions towards more sustainable and just societies. At DRIFT, Sophie works with a variety of actors, from citizens to governments to pioneering companies, to generate insights into systems and co-create avenues for transformative change, and to facilitate reflexive learning processes. Sophie has worked in a broad range of sectors, from mobility to food and agriculture, from fashion to resilient cities.

At the School of System Change

Sophie facilitates sessions in which participants learn about societal change from a transitions perspective, and how transformative governance and experimentation play a role in accelerating transitions: "At the School, it is extremely valuable to connect with so many other people who want to change systems, both the participants and other contributors. We can all learn so much from each other's experiences and perspectives.

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