Lucia Schlemmer is a research analyst at Cenfri and joined the team in January 2019. She is currently part of the risk team, which focuses on strengthening insurance markets to support growth and promoting inclusive insurance. Her research to date has focused on providing technical assistance to insurers and analysing behavioural interventions that affect the uptake and usage of financial products.
Before joining Cenfri she worked as a research intern at Ecorys in Rotterdam, where she gained experience in urban policy design, and in 2017 completed a project management internship at Future Cape Town NPO in the fields of urban planning and housing development.
Lucia has completed a MSc in Spatial, Transport and Environmental Economics (Vrije Universiteit) and both an Honour’s (BSocSc) and Bachelor’s (BCom) in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (University in Cape Town).