Dr. Susan Graham is the CEO of Dendra Systems, a data analytics company that uses ecology-driven AI and drone technology to restore natural ecosystems at scale. A bioengineer, entrepreneur and environmentalist with a mission to create scalable, impactful solutions to biodiversity loss and climate change. Dr. Graham earned her PhD from Oxford in Biomedical Engineering and levied her expertise in engineering and natural sciences to co-found Dendra Systems in 2014, bringing an unprecedented level of cost efficiency and effectiveness to land restoration.
Dr. Graham’s innovative approach to ecosystem restoration has earned her numerous accolades including Forbes’ 30 Under 30, the Australian Advance Award for Emerging Leader, and a finalist position for 2020 Pritzker Environmental Genius Prize. She has spoken about the impact of land degradation on climate change at the United Nations at the launch of the SDGs in New York ‘15, at the COP26- United Nations Climate Change Conference, TED Monterey and Eco Summit Berlin. Her vision on the need for scalable technology solutions for land restoration has appeared in Wired, Fast Company, Financial Times, Forbes, New York Times and other elite global publications.