Razan Al Mubarak

Al Mubarak was appointed as the UN Climate Change High-Level Champion for the COP28 Presidency in January 2023. She is also the president of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and the founding Managing Director of the Mohamed Bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund. In her role with EAD, she oversaw the founding and execution of the Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative, formed and managed protected areas across 15% of Abu Dhabi’s terrestrial and marine territory, and established the first environment-focused court. She has over 20 years of experience in leading environmental protection and species conservation across West Asia and globally.