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Heba Hashem

Heba Hashem is a freelance journalist based in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates with over 15 years of experience writing for publications ranging from Reuters Renewables to Gulf News. Skilled in the interview techniques to turn her hand to any subject matter, she has covered a variety of sectors, including business, real estate, food, and sustainability. She counts interviews with Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group; Mark Fuller, London hotelier and restaurateur; and Reem Al-Hashimi, Minister of State for International Cooperation in the UAE, among the most important in her extensive back-catalogue. In the food sector, she has covered developments and innovations in agritech, restaurants, plant-based food, halal food, kosher food, food traceability, food security, and food waste reduction.