ANIMONDIAL was established to realise the ambitions of its founders: to identify solutions to the reccurring problems facing ‘animals of the world’ caused by tourism and deliver meaningful change.
Recognising that animal welfare is part of a wider sustainable tourism agenda, ANIMONDIAL also works with like-minded experts to deliver unparalleled services that cover all relevant sustainability topics.
Daniel Turner – Co-founder and Director
(BSc Hons Environmental Biology, CBiol MRSB)
Daniel is an environmental biologist with knowledge and experience in animal welfare science, ecology, environmental education, field conservation and wildlife trade regulation.
Between 2000 and 2017 he directed projects for the international wildlife protection NGO, the Born Free Foundation, and influenced international policy improving the welfare and protection of animals. This included the development of guidance and educational tools to aid the global travel industry, the creation and coordination of international multi-stakeholder alliances and the development and delivery of strategy that influenced EU animal protection policy. Daniel co-drafted ABTA’s Global Welfare Guidelines for Animals in Tourism, the only such guidance, and over the last decade, his advice to the travel industry has resulted in significant policy change in many travel businesses and travel trade associations.
‘Daniel has provided us with invaluable guidance on our product portfolio. With Daniel’s support we have improved the welfare of animals in tourism throughout the STA Travel supplier chain and raised awareness of STA Travel’s stance on animal welfare with consumers and the wider travel industry.’ – Emma Snipp, STA Travel
Helen Usher – Co-founder and Director
(IDM PG Diploma Direct & Digital Marketing, BA Hons)
Helen is the communications and partnership specialist. Skilled in marketing, PR, strategy and business development, Helen holds a postgraduate degree with honours from the Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing.
With over a decade of experience in fundraising and marketing for international animal protection NGOs, Helen has led award-winning global initiatives with charities and corporates (incl. FTSE 100). These have included Jaguar Land Rover, Born Free Foundation, Etihad Airways, Body Shop Foundation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Thomson Airways, STA Travel, and Kuoni.
Helen specialises in creating strategic and mutually-beneficial partnerships between charities and corporations. You can contact Helen on +44 (0)7921 133 005.
‘I have worked with Helen for a number of years in her fundraising roles within the charity sector. Helen has been the most influential and proactive advocate of the ‘Give as You Live’ online giving platform, her innovative and engaging approach has enabled us to raise vital unrestricted funds for over 300 charities.’ – Annabelle Risdon, Give as you Live*
* Give as you Live is the UK’s leading online fundraising platform enabling individuals to shop and raise free funds for charity.