Syakira holds a Masters of Engineering in Materials and Nuclear Engineering from Imperial College London. She had previously worked on power sector liberalisation programme in Malaysia and technology investments in San Francisco. Her research interests span from data, energy systems, nuclear power, green technology and environment. Her passion lies in the intersection of engineering and policies to solve big societal problems that we are facing in sustainability and climate change. She believes that solving energy and environmental issues requires pragmatic approaches that should not jeopardise security, affordability and sustainability to our systems.