Omar Saif

Omar Saif is a PhD Candidate in the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh, where he researches how conservation organizations work in everyday practice and the challenges practitioners face in how they meet multiple accountabilities, with a present focus on Nepal. His wider approach is to recognize the value of different knowledges and seeks to bridge conservation science and political ecology through the concepts of trust, justice and empathy. Omar is a member of the IUCN Asian Elephant Specialist Group.