25-28 NOV 2019


Speaker Name

Sonya Benjamin


Senior Environmental Consultant

AboutSonya Benjamin

Sonya is a Senior Environmental Consultant at AESG, providing project management and technical consulting for a variety of Environmental projects. With a B.A. in Biology, MSc. in Environmental Science, and immersive experience in the Arabian Gulf region, Sonya provides high quality consultancy services for Environment projects, including Environmental Impact Assessments, Natural Systems Assessments, Environmental Management Plans, Ecological Studies and Assessments, Restoration and Compensation Strategies, and Ecological Design.

Sonya brings integrated knowledge from a broad range of disciplines into her work, with extensive exposure to field studies, academic research and publication, government and private consultation, and strategy-level management plans. Sonya’s technical specialty lies in the ecological sciences, and she brings her expertise to detailed baseline studies, assessments, management and auditing of ecological issues.

Certified as an Associate Ecologist by the Ecological Society of America (ESA), Sonya continues to maintain and update her skills in her core area of expertise, ecological sciences, while managing and delivering larger-scale environmental projects throughout the Middle East.    

Workshop BySonya Benjamin

Day 1 Nature-based solutions in urban, arid environments

25 Nov 2019 17:00 - 17:45
- What are Nature-based Solutions, and how are they applicable in urban and landscape design? - What types of NbS are most appropriate in arid environments? - Opportunities for integrating NbS in regional urban and landscape design