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Prof. Ameer A. Eweida
Prof. Ameer A. Eweida Director
Marine Science, Conservation & Management
NEOM Environment, Saudi Arabia


Dr. Ameer Abdulla is Professor of Marine Conservation Science with the Rosensteil School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (RSMAS) at the University of Miami and the Global Change Institute and the Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science at the University of Queensland, Australia. Dr. Abdulla is a marine scientist by training and holds a PhD in Marine Ecology and an MSc in Marine Impact Assessment and Monitoring from James Cook University, Australia. He is particularly passionate about working in challenging geopolitical locations that are often overlooked or ignored and has over 20 years of experience in marine science and conservation in the Mediterranean Sea, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Arabian Gulf, Great Barrier Reef and the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Abdulla is a Senior Advisor to the European Topic Center for Spatial Analysis and Synthesis in Spain is a Senior Conservation Science Fellow with the Wildlife Conservation Society in the USA, and an expert member of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas. He is interested in developing and harnessing multi-disciplinary marine science for conservation planning, ecosystem-based management and adaptation in the context of global change. Dr. Abdulla is the author of a number of scientific papers, book chapters, and technical reports that address these themes globally. 

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All sessions by Prof. Ameer A. Eweida

  • Day 2Wednesday, October 30th
Morning session
8:30 am

Keynote Lecture: NEOM: Introducing a new era of sustainable development

Auditorium, Level 0, between buildings 4 & 5 08:30 - 09:15 Details