Isabel Hilton - CEO
Isabel Hilton is a London based writer and broadcaster. She has reported from China, South Asia, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Europe and has written and presented several documentaries for BBC radio and television. She has authored and co-authored several books and holds honorary doctorates from Bradford and Stirling Universities.
Joydeep Gupta - South Asia Director
Joydeep is an Indian journalist who has been writing on environmental issues since covering the Bhopal disaster in 1984. For his contributions to environmental journalism, he won the 2012 Green Globe Award at the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit.
UK Director and Editor
Beth Walker has researched and written about Asia’s international rivers for many years and previously worked with NGOs in China's Yunnan province. She studied Chinese at Oxford University and Development Management at the London School of Economics.
Omair Ahmad - Managing Editor, South Asia
Omair Ahmad has worked as a political analyst and journalist over the last decade, with a particular focus on the Himalayan region. He holds Masters degrees in international relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, and Syracuse University, New York, and is the author of, "The Kingdom at the Centre of the World; Journeys into Bhutan".
Zofeen Ebrahim - Pakistan Editor
Zofeen is an independent journalist based in Karachi and former feature writer at Dawn, Pakistan's largest English daily. She also contributes regularly to the Inter Press Service and The News.
Ramesh Bhushal - Nepal Editor
Ramesh Bhushal is an environment journalist based in Nepal. He has worked for The Himalayan Times, Nepal's largest English daily and Republica. He has also contributed to BBC’s Nepali Service, The Guardian and many other international newspapers. He also manages Earth Journalism Network's activities in Nepal.
AJM Zobaidur Rahman - Bangladesh Editor
Zobaidur, better known as Soeb is based in Dhaka. He also works for International Water Association (IWA) as the regional communications officer for Asia. He started his career as a journalist reporting on foreign affairs to environment. Thereafter he worked in the European Union Mission, UNDP and IUCN. He is the co-author of Rivers beyond Borders: an atlas of India-Bangladesh trans-boundary rivers. He enjoys singing and draws his inspiration from the musical traditions of the sub-continent.
Liu Jianqiang - China Editor
Liu Jianqiang is a former reporter for Southern Weekend newspaper and one of China’s best known investigative journalists. He has reported extensively on China’s environmental movement and Tibet. He is author of Heavenly Beads: a Tibetan Journey.
Willie Shubert - Project Officer
Willie Shubert is the Project Officer for Internews’ Earth Journalism Network. He helps make tools that enable people to connect with each other and tell their local stories to global audiences. In his previous position at National Geographic Magazine, he coordinated translation for the magazine’s 32 local language partners. He holds a degree in Geography from Humboldt State University with concentrations in cartography, environmental economics, and Chinese Studies.