Our global team of experts inspire and mobilise organisations and individuals to create change for animals in need. To find out more or schedule an interview, contact our media team.
Steve previously worked at Compassion in World Farming and The Body Shop, responsible for developing award winning campaigns on issues such as endangered species, domestic violence and human rights.
Lena previously worked for Greenpeace as Global Campaigns and Programme Director and now heads up World Animal Protection’s global programmes.
Based: Sydney and London
Simone has 25 years experience working in NGO’s, the United Nations and the private sector, focussed on sustainable development, resource mobilisation, cross sector partnerships, corporate affairs and marketing communications in Australia, the USA and Asia Pacific.
Ben has more than 24 years’ experience advocating for the environment and animals, working for NGOs and government both in Australia and overseas.
Kelly has 25 years’ experience lobbying and campaigning on climate change, poverty, corporate accountability, trade, labour and human rights around the world. She has previously worked in international aid development with Oxfam. She is Director of External Engagement with World Animal Protection.
Gerardo has worked at World Animal Protection since 1982. He has worked in some of the world’s fiercest disasters from warzones to natural, such as Haiti, the Japan tsunami and typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Based: Costa Rica
Mark is taking more than 20 years of experience in campaign leadership on various issues like environment, human rights and labor and focusing this on improving the lives of farm animals globally.
Jacqueline is responsible for overseeing World Animal Protection’s pig welfare projects globally. The farming team are building a movement to improve the lives of pigs around the world.
Jonty previously worked for Freuds and Compassion in World Farming and now leads on the move towards positive global change for farm animals across the world.
Kate is a veterinarian with expertise in tropical medicine, onehealth and animal welfare. She provides leadership and technical support on farm animal welfare, humane slaughter, policies and research for higher welfare economics, antimicrobial resistance and more.
Kate has 20 years’ experience campaigning on wildlife, environmental, poverty and women’s rights issues with Greenpeace, ActionAid and Women for Women International.
Neil is a wildlife biologist with expertise in conservation, illegal wildlife trade and animal welfare. He has led research projects all over the world and has discovered six previously unknown species.
Jan is a qualified veterinarian with experience in wildlife medicine, bear baiting in Pakistan and leading research on wildlife in entertainment and the micro-chipping of bears in Asia Pacific.
Nick leads the captive dolphins work within our broader wildlife tourism campaign which is transforming the global travel industry’s treatment of wild animals, and exposing the cruelties of wildlife entertainment.
Gilbert joined World Animal Protection in 2015 and has been campaigning on various social justice issues for the last 20 years. Prior to World Animal Protection, he worked as campaigner for conservation and environmental issues for international organisations based in Malaysia, USA and Chile.
Following a successful career in the private retail and manufacturing sector working on issues such as ethical trade Audrey made the switch to World Animal Protection in 2014. She is currently heading the Wildlife Not Entertainment group of campaigns which is committed to stopping the exploitation of wild animals in the tourist and entertainments industries.