Simrat works as an energy economist in the ‘Buildings and Communities’ vertical of AEEE. With proficiency in the economic appraisal and valuation, and quantitative and qualitative analysis, her key focus area of work is towards facilitating a sustainable cooling future. She holds a Master’s in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics Honors from the Punjabi University, Patiala. For her MSc dissertation, she carried out a research project which looked into the public preferences for setting up a biomass-based power plant to combat the problem of open-field burning in Punjab. Her master’s thesis was published in the peer reviewed journal ‘Biomass and Bioenergy’. She also has a published paper in the journal ‘Punjab: Past and Present’ that delved into the characterization of gender differentials in employment in Punjabi University, Patiala.