Abdellah Aghraz obtained his PhD in Biotechnology of Natural Resources from the University of Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech in 2019, where he focused on phytochemistry and pharmacology. He holds a Masters in Aromatic and Medicinal Plant Conservation, Protection and Valorization from the University of Cadi Ayyad, Marrakech.
As Treasurer for the Moroccan Biodiversity and Livelihood Association (MBLA), Abdellah prepares the quarterly accounts in collaboration with MBLA’s President. In his role as Global Diversity Foundation’s Morocco Field and Laboratory Scientist, he collects data on chemical analysis and biological activities of various essential oils and plant extracts. He is currently working on an essential oil and plant quality analysis and chemical characterisation of local varieties. He also collects data related to biodiversity and implements biodiversity conservation actions in the High Atlas.