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Ellie Parravani - Advisor

Ellie began her career in animal protection at Redwings Horse Sanctuary followed by the Gambia Horse and Donkey Trust. She then joined World Animal Protection’s ‘Better lives for dogs’ campaign where she supported teams worldwide to advocate for an end to dog culls.


Dr Louisa Tasker - Advisor

Lou works as an independent consultant with special interests in dog population management and primate welfare. She previously worked at World Animal Protection and has consulted for many organisations as well as being a speaker at conferences and events.

Matt Cull - Trustee

Matt brings extensive fundraising experience to the board and has previously worked as the Deputy Director of Fundraising for Blue Cross and the Head of High Value Giving at RSPCA. He is an Institute of Fundraising Convention Board Member and presents at various conferences and events.

Lynsey Gill - Trustee

Lynsey grew up in South Africa which is where her love of animals began. She played a key role in establishing IAPWA after working with Nicky on a wildlife project in Namibia. She is passionate about protecting animals, improving their welfare and educating about Veganism.

Ricardo Aparicio - Trustee

Rick is passionate about animal welfare and is currently training within film-making and photography to help us to share the work we do with our supporters. He also takes part in fundraising challenges to help the animals we care for, with a skydive completed for this year.