Hannah Rudd is a marine biologist and science communicator with a special interest in sharks. Her research focuses on marine policy and public perceptions toward sharks, which she studied during her MSc Marine Environmental Management degree with collaborations in the Maldives and South Africa. Currently, Hannah is working for a UK non-governmental organisation and is a coordinator for Youth for Our Planet. She is also a freelance writer, photographer and presenter, working on her first book. Hannah is passionate about promoting women in science and was a South African Shark Conservancy Woman in Shark Science, and founder of Leading Marine Women.