With ten years international experience in PR & Communications, mainly in the sporting/charity events worldwide (media, public relations, brand development, event management) Magdalena joined the Ramsar Convention Secretariat in April 2015. Prior to joining Ramsar she was at the IUCN Save Our Species (SOS) programme where she coordinated communications activities and outreach for more than 50 conservation projects protecting from extinction some of the world's most threatened species of plants and animals. Originally Polish, Magdalena holds Master’s Degrees in Economics and International Communications and a Diploma in Public Relations from the University of California. She speaks both English and French fluently as well as Spanish to an advanced level. Being an outdoor/nature passionate and having travelled across a great number of National Parks and remote natural places Magdalena is keen in applying her skills to wetlands conservation.