Rayan has previously been engaging in the food, nature, and climate space as a youth leader. He has been involved in the UN Food Systems Summit leadup and COP processes. Through his advocacy journey, Rayan has been featured in the media and press, podcasts, summit speeches, high-level UN events, publishing scientific literature, and reviewing journal articles. He has spoken to audiences from different backgrounds, with groups ranging up to 5000 people and has engaged with government officials, ministers and high-level representatives.


Rayan is driven by systemic change and action mobilization which inspired him to join WBA. He aims to encourage and enable systemic change through engaging a number of stakeholders.


Rayan’s favorite bonding activities are stand-up comedy, being physically active, and eating food he didn’t cook (because he can’t).

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