Ms. Shruti Lahoti has joined UNU-IAS as an Editorial Assistant for the Journal of Sustainability Science in October 2016. Before joining UNU-IAS, Ms. Lahoti worked for the same journal at IR3S, The University of Tokyo and UNU-ISP from 2012 to 2016. She also has experience working as an architect and landscape planner in India in the private sector for three years. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Nagpur University (India) and a Master of Landscape Planning from Delhi University (India). Having lived in Japan for almost nine years, she enjoys its natural beauty as well as Japanese culture.