Faraz Shibli

In 2011, aged 25, he spent two months leading Bactrian camels 1,600km across nomadic Mongolia, becoming the youngest Briton to cross the Gobi Desert on foot. Faraz is a contributing author of Mongolia: the Bradt Travel Guide and The Kindness of Strangers: Travel Stories that Make Your Heart Grow. Also a barrister, Faraz Shibli has 10 years’ experience in human rights, including with the UN.