Rosie Garthwaite is a Senior Producer for BBC News Arabic, currently making investigative and OSINT documentaries from her sofa in London about the Middle East and North Africa. She is also the founder of Mediadante which produced Emmy-nominated, The Workers Cup, that premiered on the opening night of Sundance 2017. In 2015 the International Emmy-award winning film Escape from Isis / Escaping ISIS she developed was referenced by the UK Prime Minister in a key speech and shown to the U.S. Congress. In 2014 she Exec produced a CINE Golden Eagle award-winning series following the first Saudi woman up Everest. She is a former British army officer and author of the award-winning book How to Avoid Being Killed in a War Zone published by Bloomsbury in 2011.