Dhruti Shah is an award-winning journalist and author. She spent 13 years at the BBC working across the organisation with time spent at the Natural History Unit, investigations, in the business unit, on the social beat and as a writer in Washington DC. She is an independent consultant, an accredited relational dynamics coach and an experienced public speaker and facilitator. She is one of the first cohort qualified in assessing Nature-based Solutions as per the IUCN standards. She’s the author of the illustrated award-winning financial literacy guide Bear Markets and Beyond: A Bestiary of Business Terms, while her poetry has been published in the London Wildlife Trust and Spread the World nature writing anthology This Is Our Place. In 2021 she was highlighted as one of the 40 digital ‘women to watch’ at the Digital Women Awards and she is the proud recipient of four global fellowships.