EXECUTIVE

Will Travers OBE Executive President
Karen Botha Managing Director
Mandy Ford PA to President
Lucy Lewis Executive Assistant to the MD
Aurélia Mandato Executive Assistant to MD (Maternity leave until January 2023)

ADVISORS

Professor Claudio Sillero Bill Travers Fellow for Wildlife Conservation
Manny Mvula MSc Advisor
Dr Cheryl Mvula MBE Advisor

CONSERVATION

Dr Nikki Tagg Head of Conservation
Penny Banham Conservation Manager
Yashvardhan Dalmia SLTP Network Support Officer (Consultant)
Joseph Hedges Conservation Projects Liaison and Communications Officer

RESCUE & CARE

Dr Andrea Donaldson Acting Head of Rescue & Care
Maggie Balaskas Head of Rescue & Care (Maternity leave until September 2022)
Dr Stephanie Jayson Acting Head of Rescue & Care (Maternity leave until January 2023)
Tarnya Knight Rescue & Care Coordinator
Flo Blackbourn Rescue & Care Officer

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE POLICY

Dr Mark Jones Head of Policy
Adeline Lerambert International Policy Specialist
Dominic Dyer British Wildlife Advocate & Policy Advisor
Gabriel Fava Senior Policy Advisor
Ian Redmond OBE Senior Wildlife Consultant
Sarah Jefferson Captivity Campaigns Information Coordinator
Chris Lewis Captivity Research Officer
Elodie Cantaloube EU Policy Officer
Frankie Osuch Policy Support Officer

EDUCATION

Laura Gosset MSc Head of Education
Charlie Baker Education Officer
Eve Pawsey Education Youth Engagement Assistant

FUNDRAISING

Adele Mills Head of Fundraising
Dan Ward Fundraising & Engagement Manager
Chris Barnden Supporter Care Manager
Joanne Bartholomew Philanthropy & Events Manager
Rachel Tilley Data & Insight Manager
Claire Roth Partnerships Manager
Cherida Plumb Trusts & Foundations Manager
Molly Rutherford Partnerships Officer
Carina Hibbitt Supporter Care Officer
Emily Pinder Supporter Care Officer (Maternity leave until October 2022)

COMMUNICATIONS & PR

Amanda Poole-Connor Head of Communications & PR
India Camm Communications & PR Manager
Beth Borrett Digital Media & Content Creation Manager
Claire Stanford Graphics & Brand Manager
Celia Nicholls Publications Manager
Victoria Lockwood Digital Marketing & Communications Officer
Elena Sage Social Media Assistant

FINANCE

Sharon Martin Chief Financial Officer
Ian Kidd Financial Controller
Nicky Piper Accounts & Legacy Officer
Mandy Jellett Finance Officer

VIRGINIA MCKENNA'S OFFICE

Virginia McKenna OBE Co-Founder & Trustee
Sarah Stead PA to Virginia McKenna

BORN FREE KENYA

Tim Oloo Country Director
Dr Perez Olindo Country Patron
Nelly Konya Financial Controller
David Manoa Pride of Amboseli Manager
Caroline Ng'weno Pride of Meru Manager
Phoebe Odhiang Education Programmes Manager
Ivy Malemba Fundraising and Communications Manager
Newton Simiyu Saving Meru’s Giants (SMG) Manager
Linda Kimotho GIS and Data Officer
Simon Kariuki Finance Officer
Francis Kago Project Officer – Saving Meru’s Giants
Mary Chege Administration and Logistics Officer
Stephen Melubo Monitoring and Evaluation Officer – Amboseli
Simon Kasaine Project Officer – Amboseli
Charles Njoroge Community Officer
Elizabeth Tipape Education Officer - Amboseli
Martin Nduru Kiguta Senior Driver
Elijah Mwangi Mechanic / Driver
Victor Cheruiyot Driver – Meru
Shadrack Kimeu Twiga Team Eco-Scouts Supervisor
Stephen Waruingi Driver
Moses Nyaga Field Assistant
Moses Gitonga Field Assistant
Jackline Ntinyiri Twiga Team Eco Scout
Amina Nyaga Twiga Team Eco Scout
Bernard Njoroge Twiga Team Eco Scout
Morris Mwandiki Twiga Team Eco Scout
Carol Khadievi Office Support

ENSESSA KOTTEH MANAGEMENT TEAM

Bereket Girma Head of Centre
Kasu Welde Construction & Supervisor
Dr Sisay Guta Center Vet
Hailu Dafnachew Veterinary Technician
Mulugeta Mekonnen Admin Assistant

ENSESSA KOTTEH ANIMAL CARE TEAM

Tilahun Beyene Senior Animal Carer
Atenafu Dagnew Senior Animal Carer
Juhar Geleta Animal Carer
Tamiru Bogale Animal Carer
Bertukan Alemu Animal Carer
Samuel Tesema Animal Carer
Dejene Nedi Senior Animal Carer
Asgedaj Gemechu Animal Carer
Teferi Lemma Animal Carer
Tekeba Muche Animal Carer
Bekele Alemu Animal Carer
Soboka Alemu Animal Carer

ENSESSA KOTTEH CONSTRUCTION, LAND CARE & SECURITY

Anbese Wondimu Senior Security Guard
Bayissa Beyene Security
Bayisa Merga Security
Bekele Fana Security Team Leader
Birhanu Leta Security Team Leader
Chala Feyisa Security
Deme Erba Security
Habtamu Mideksa Security Team Leader
Dereje Girma Security
Endalkachew Alemu Security
Engida Debele Security
Fekadu Zekele Security
Getnet Abebe Security
Lema Dele Security
Mekonnen Goda Security
Mesfin Assefa Security
Mesfin Bekele Security
Shibru Abebe Security
Takele Jifara Security
Tefera Tufa Security
Tesema Bedada Security
Worku Regassa Security
Tesema Abera Security
Melkamu Yimamu Security
Jelil Abdela Security
Gobena Fekadu Security
Gezahegne Gebere Mariam Security
Getachew Hailu Security
Dugo Bulecha Security
Eshetu Legese Security
Dereje Bekele Construction & Maintenance
Abay Sefu Construction & Maintenance
Lakew Seife Construction and Store Keeper
Tenagne Teshome Land Care

FIELD CONSERVATION & EDUCATION

Lemessa Goshu Education Programme Leader
Million Genta Education Officer

ADDIS ABABA TEAM

Ayalkibet Belay Finance & Admin Manager
Bezunesh Kebede Logistics and Admin Assistant
Melese Werkineh Driver Mechanic

BORN FREE SOUTH AFRICA

Sidney Clay Education Officer
Headman Matyumza Animal Care Assistant
Catherine Gillson Born Free Manager
Thembela Schoeman Education Assistant
Odwa Clay Junior Animal Care Assistant
Glen Vena Animal Care Manager
Martin Miritiawo Animal Care Supervisor

BORN FREE SRI LANKA

Manori Gunawardena Born Free's Country Representative

BORN FREE TRUSTEES

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