Raeesah Chandlay is a South African conservationist and writer. Despite growing up in the city of Johannesburg, a passion for wildlife and nature persistently drew her into the wilderness. She obtained a Diploma in Nature Conservation from the University of South Africa and has worked on several wildlife projects across the country.
Through her work in conservation, she came across many opportunities to share her experiences and knowledge gained in the field, sparking an interest in writing. She uses art and literature as mediums for creative expression and means to communicate information, issues, and thoughts stemming from an insatiable fascination with the natural world.