David Rohl holds a degree in Egyptology and Ancient History from University College London, where he was also awarded the W.F Masom History Research Scholarship. Rohl has excavated at Kadesh-on-the-Orontes with the expedition of the Institute of Archaeology. He co-founded and was Director of The Institute for the Study of Interdisciplinary Studies (ISIS), until its dissolution in 2005. He was the writer and presenter of the internationally acclaimed television documentary series Pharaohs and Kings: A Biblical Quest. Rohl is Britain's leading Egyptologist and currently lives in Spain.