Tahia joined SEI Oxford as a Research Fellow in 2008. Since April 2016 she works with SEI as a Research Associate from Vancouver, Canada. Her research focus is on social‐ecological system dynamics and ecosystem-based adaptation. Tahia holds a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford. Her dissertation topics assessed wildfire dynamics in southern Amazonia. Tahia holds a two-year MSc. (Hons) in Environmental Science, Policy and Management from the University of Manchester, IIIEE-Lund University and Central European University.