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Omar Shoshan has worked for multiple national and international organizations specializing in media and environmental issues. He started his career with the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN) as the director of Azraq Wetland Reserve and then as worked as their environmental policy manager. In 2015, Omar was elected to the board of directors of RSCN. Omar has also worked for Bird Life International, CEBF, and is currently the chairman of Environmental Societies Union and serves as the climate change policy analyst for several television stations (BBC Arabic, France24, Aljazeera, Al-Arabiya, Roy’a and Almamlakeh TV).

    Omar teaches a course on civil society for the Middlebury School in Jordan. Omar holds a bachelor degree in business administration (Jordan University, 2005) and a Master’s in Digital Media (Jordanian Media Institute, 2016). Omar has training certificates in in wetland management (Wageningen University, Netherlands), Strategic Communications (John Hopkins University, USA), Social Entrepreneurship and Social Responsibility (Salford University, UK), and Environmental Leadership (Leadership Academy, Germany).