Director of Special Projects
Saba joined EAT as a Director in November 2015. Her responsibilities include coordinating content, events and special projects teams.
Saba has a background in Communications and Sustainable Development policy. Prior to joining EAT, she has worked for the private sector (Amazon), the United Nations (UN-NGLS, UNDP and UNEP), NGOs and led youth constituencies (International Youth Council, Organising Partner for the Major Group of Children and Youth for Rio+20, post-2015, UNISDR and ECOSOC processes). After her time with the United Nations, she served as Programme Officer for Global Policy Watch covering the UN Statistical Commission, Financing for Development and the UNGA Second Committee negotiations. In 2013, she was seconded to Guyana as ONF International’s Chargée de Mission for an intergovernmental REDD+ technical cooperation project in the Guiana Shield EcoRegion. Saba has contributed to numerous publications including “Fit for whose purpose? Private funding and corporate influence in the United Nations”, Rio+Twenties Participation Guide and edited UNEP’s Global Environmental Outlook 5 for Youth.
Saba holds a Master’s in Business Studies (Government), speaks fluent Swahili and is an Irish national.