Trustees

Sir Richard Armstrong

Sir Richard Armstrong

Sir Richard is our President and a huge supporter of our work. Read more about Richard >

Dr Andrew Higgins

Dr Andrew Higgins

Andrew is Chairman of the Board of Trustees and was instrumental in establishing STEF in 2017. Read more about Andrew >

Peter Laurie

Peter Laurie

Peter has senior executive and Trustee experience in various UK charities and is recognised as a world leader in animal welfare. Read more about Peter >

Roger Clark

Roger Clark

Roger is an experienced financial professional and passionate about elephant welfare. Read more about Roger >

Jakrapob Thaotad

Jake gave up a career in science to dedicate himself to the welfare of the Thai elephant. Read more about Jake >

Gillian Newsum

Gillian Newsum

Gillian is an equestrian journalist who is passionate about elephants as well as horses. Read more about Gillian >

New Trustee

Amy Stevens

Amy joined the Trustee Board in 2020. As Chief Executive of a leading UK fundraising consultancy, Gifted Philanthropy, Read more about Amy >

new trustee

Brian da Cal

Brian joined the STEF board in 2022 and has a background in animal welfare and international development. Read more about Brian

Dr Fieke Molenaar

Dr Fieke Molenaar joined the STEF board in November 2022. She has been working with elephants for over 12 years. Read more about Dr Fieke

Katy Wrench

Katy Wrench joined the STEF board in December 2022. She has background in digital marketing and website design. Read more about Katy