Brian has senior level experience with several different charities in the UK, most recently as the Director of Four Paws UK, a charity dedicated to rescuing animals from abuse all around the world. He has also worked for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home as well as in international development for Voluntary Service Overseas with periods spent living and working in Vietnam and Ethiopia. While working at the Institution of Civil Engineers, Brian helped launch a charity supporting engineering education in Sierra Leone. Brian is a strong advocate for people, animals and the planet and is currently embarking on a new career direction with the Environment Agency. He lives in the south of England with his wife and two children.