Conservationist Directory

Please find below the listing of our conservationists

  • Dr. Shaikha Al Dhaheri

    H.E. Dr. Shaikha Al Dhaheri is the Secretary General of the Environment Agency- Abu Dhabi (EAD).

  • Ashraf Al Halah

    Mr. Ashraf Al Halah is a manager of Shaumari Wildlife Reserve in Jordan. He has an extensive experience of about 7 years in environmental field works including monitoring programmes of endangered species such as Arabian oryx. Mr. Al Halah holds a BSc degree in Rangeland and Forestry/Natural Resources and Environment, Jordan University of Science and Technology.

  • Abdulakarim Nasher

    Abdulakarim Nasher, Ph. D., is professor at Sana’a University and a scientific consultant for the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), Yemen. He has been active in Arabian Oryx conservation for the last 10 years; participated in preparing the Arabian Oryx Regional Conservation Strategy and Action Plan and prepared the National Action Plan for the Conservation of Arabian Oryx in Yemen. Dr. AbdulaKarim is also involved in sea turtles and Arabian leopard conservation in Yemen.

  • Adel Mohammed Al Awadhi

    Adel Mohammed Al Awadhi

    Adel Al Awadhi is the Director of Protected Areas at the Supreme Council of Environment, Kingdom of Bahrain. He is also a Veterinarian, and has 28 years of experience in Arabian oryx conservation. He is a member at   AZAA (Arabian Zoo and Aquarium Association).

  • Ahmed A. Al Dhaheri

    Ahmed A. Al Dhaheri, is the Unit Head of Terrestrial  Protected Area Management at Environment Agency- Abu Dhabi (EAD). Ahmed is a UAE university graduate and holds a university degree in Animal Production Engineering.

  • Dr Mansoor Hamed Al Jahdhami

    Mansoor AlJahdhami holds a PhD from College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, UK (2011) and a Bachelor degree (biology) from Sultan Qaboos University, Oman (2001). Since 2002, he worked as a wildlife biologist and in 2011 became the Head of Environmental studies and research. He is involved in several research projects including Arabian oryx, Arabian leopards, Arabian tahr, Nubian ibex and Sooty falcons. His PhD study researched oryx and the thesis is titled (Physiological monitoring of welfare for conservation of Arabian oryx, Oryx leucoryx). He published articles and presented work in international conferences.

  • Mohammed Ali Saad

    Mohammed Ali Saad is a Veterinarian at Al Areen Wildlife Park, (Supreme Council for Environment), Kingdom of Bahrain. He has been also working on the conservation programmes of the Arabian Oryx for 5 years in Al Areen Reserve and Hawar islands. He is a member at AZAA (Arabian Zoo and Aquarium Association).

  • Pritpal S. Soorae

    PRITPAL S. SOORAE is a Conservation Biologist working for the Environment Agency in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He has a B.A. degree in Biology from Carthage College, Wisconsin, USA, and a M.Sc. in Conservation Biology from the University of Nairobi, Kenya, and he previously worked with the National Museums of Kenya and African Wildlife Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya. He is also Program Officer of the IUCN/SSC Reintroduction Specialist Group since 1995 and has published 3 issues of the Global Re-introduction Perspectives, which feature many Arabian Oryx re-introduction case-studies.