Dr Deborah Pardo is the co-founder and CEO of environmental leadership accelerator program Earthship Sisters. She is a prolific speaker and consultant specialising in environmental transition for organisations, a polar explorer with nine missions in both the Arctic and Antarctica, and mother to two young children. Deborah holds a PhD in population ecology with eight years’ experience in international research institutes in France, USA, Sweden and the UK. She has authored many published scientific articles which measure the impact of human actions on biodiversity. She is a seabird specialist with extensive field study in the Mediterranean and the Arctic, and a particular interest in albatrosses of subantarctic islands where she spent many months in isolation. She was named one of France’s Top 20 women in Innovation by La Tribune in 2017, amongst other distinctions.