Sophie Kazan first became interested in the arts & culture of the Middle East while studying at L’Ecole du Louvre in Paris. She holds a B.A. (Hons.) in the History of Art and Archaeology (Asia/Africa) from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London, and a Masters in the History of Art and Visual Culture from Oxford University. As well, Sophie is the Director of Pinkpoppy, a communications consultancy.