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The team

WDC has around 80 staff worldwide working in 5 locations.

They are led by a team of directors overseen by volunteer trustees who are responsible for ensuring we meet our charitable obligations.

Directors

Chris Butler-Stroud

Chris Butler-Stroud
CEO

Chris Vick

Chris Vick
Director of Strategic Operations

Cally

Cally Moore
Director of Finance

Helen Mitchell

Helen Mitchell
Director of Fundraising

Ed

Ed Fox
Director of Marketing and Communications

Sian

Sian Davies-Hamilton
Director of Human Resources

Carla

Carla Boreham
Director of Policy and Campaigns

Declan Andrews

Declan Andrews
Executive Director, Australasia

Franziska Walter

Franziska Walter
Executive Director, Germany

Regina Asmutis-Silva

Regina Asmutis-Silva
Executive Director, North America

Vanesa Tossenberger

Vanesa Tossenberger
Director of Intergovernmental Policy

WDC staff have a wide range of skills, working in closely-knit teams across the organisation from policy to communications, fundraising to supporter relations and finance. In addition to this, we are supported by a wonderful group of volunteers kindly offering their time to help our cause.

Policy team

Alice Walters

Alice Walters
Shorewatch Data Coordinator

Alison Wood

Alison Wood
Education Coordinator

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Anna Moscrop
UK Policy Manager

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Bycatch Coordinator

Emma Steel

Emma Steel
Shorewatch Coordinator

Erich Hoyt

Erich Hoyt
Research Fellow

Ed G

Ed Goodall
Green Whale Manager

Fiona Read

Fiona Read
Energy and Noise Coordinator

Katie Dyke

Katie Dyke
Shorewatch Coordinator

Nicola Hodgins

Nicola Hodgins
Cetacean Science Coordinator

Rob Lott

Rob Lott
Campaign Coordinator

Phillipa Brakes

Philippa Brakes
Research Fellow

Sonja Eisfeld

Sonja Eisfeld-Pierentino
Marine Pollution Coordinator

Vanessa Williams-Grey

Vanessa Williams-Grey
Campaign Coordinator

Vicki James

Vicki James
Green Whale Research Coordinator

Trustees

Lisa Drewe (Chair)  |  John Gerard Leigh  |  Johnny Reed  |  Phil Smith  |  Alex Hunt

Patrons

John Craven

John Craven OBE

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Miranda Krestovnikoff

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Julia Bradbury

michaela-strachan

Michaela Strachan

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Monty Halls

jerome-flynn

Jerome Flynn

Ambassadors

James Schall

James Schall

Sarah and Stephen Chapman

Sarah and Stephen Chapman

Peter Hall

Peter Hall

Rufus Kubica

Rufus Kubica

Philip Hoare

Philip Hoare

John Clark

John Clark

Andrew Sutton

Andrew Sutton

Maya Higa

Maya Higa