Colette Barr is the founder of Save Our World, raising awareness of environmental issues and the UN sustainable development goals through children’s books. She has written and self-published The Eco Heroes series in English and Arabic since October 2018. The latest instalment, The Eco Heroes Exhaust Some Energy addresses clean renewable energy and was released in 2022.
Before starting her own business, Barr worked for a Big 4 firm in Europe and spent 10 years in the Oil and Gas industry. Her experience includes working in Iraq and Kurdistan projects with practical experience in driving sustainable change.
A passionate ocean lover and environmentalist, Barr is the Vice President of Azraq, a UAE marine conservation organisation. She loves yoga, swimming and being outdoors in nature. She has lived in Dubai with her husband and two boys for 11 years.