Elsa Sattout, PHD, is a Miriam Rothschild Scholar following a conservation leadership program at the University of Cambridge, UK. She is an interdisciplinary professional
and researcher with more than 15 years experience working on eastern Mediterranean ecosystems, socio-cultural aspects of biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. She has served global communities through international
organizations to support government agencies in the Northern Arabian Peninsula in the implementation of the convention
on biological diversity.