Kirsty joined the ESRI as a Research Assistant in August 2023. She holds a Bachelor of Business Science degree in Economics (with Applied Statistics) from the University of Cape Town, and an MSc in Behavioural Economics from University College Dublin. Kirsty is working on climate and energy related research in the ESRI.
Prior to joining the ESRI, Kirsty worked for an economic consultancy in South Africa. Her work supported the Just Transition in South Africa and strengthened the focus on ESG in various African countries.