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Andra Sonea

About me

I am a third-year PhD candidate in Urban Science supervised by Dr. Emma Uprichard. I am affiliated with the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities and funded by EPSRC.

My background is Financial Services Technology and Strategy.


My research is focused on access to banking and new generation financial services architecture.

  • Sonea, A., & Westerholt, R. (2021). Geographic and Temporal Access to Basic Banking Services Offered through Post Offices in Wales. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy.
  • A. Sonea, W. Guo and S. Jarvis, "A Tale of Two Cities: Multiplexed Banking Access in Birmingham and London," 2019 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), Casablanca, Morocco, 2019, pp. 551-554, doi: 10.1109/ISC246665.2019.9071787.
  • Sonea, Andra. “So, You Think the Innovation Lab Is the Answer?” in The FinTech Book: the Financial Technology Handbook for Investors, Entrepreneurs and Visionaries, Wiley, 2016.
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Andra Sonea