Sonia Hoque

Sonia Hoque

Programme & Operations Manager
Sonia is the Programme & Operations Manager for the Supporting Economic Transformation (SET) Programme in the IEDG. Her research work includes issues of youth employment, jobs and skills for inclusive economic transformation, specifically in the tourism sector in Nepal. Her prior research experience includes service sector offshoring to Thailand focusing on medical services and tourism.

Prior to joining ODI, she worked in the PwC Consulting International Development team, managing and supporting activities for several multi-million pound DFID programmes on impact investing and girl’s education.

Sonia has also worked in the United Nations Department for Economic & Social Affairs (DESA) in New York, in NGOs based in the UK and the Netherlands, and also in banking and financial services.

She holds a BSc in Economics from SOAS, University of London and an MSc in International Development from the University of Amsterdam.


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