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Meet our team

Our work and culture are guided by our values, which include being impact-focused, effective, self-leaders, agile, and transparent. We strive to create the most positive change in the world through our ambitious approach to impact.



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Danielle Duffield

Danielle is a litigation lawyer and lecturer of animal law. She previously co-founded and served as president of the New Zealand Animal Law Association, a charity working to improve the lives and well-being of animals through the legal system. 

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Dylan Chambers

Dylan is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Ministry for the Environment in the New Zealand government. He previously worked as a Budget Analyst at the New Zealand Treasury and co-founded the Policy Corner, a platform for students and young professionals to publish research-based articles on global issues.

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Deborah Brewster

Deborah Brewster has held senior leadership roles in both journalism and in the corporate world. She was most recently SVP, Strategy, at News Corp. Previously she was deputy managing editor at The Wall Street Journal, and a senior writer and editor at the Financial Times.

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Karolina Sarek

Karolina is co-founder and co-Executive Director at Charity Entrepreneurship. There, she ensures delivery of key programs across multiple departments. She also trains and mentors Incubation Program participants in starting high-impact charities. Karolina also serves as a Fund Manager at Effective Altruism Animal Welfare Fund and a board member and advisor for various EA nonprofits and think tanks.

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Scott Weathers

Scott handles legislative issues for a member of U.S. Congress, where his portfolio includes energy, environment, food, agriculture, and science and technology issues. He previously worked with state legislatures across the country at the Good Food Institute, where his focus was on supporting the growth of the emerging alternative protein industry. 

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Aidan Alexander

Aidan is the Director of Programs at Charity Entrepreneurship, an incubator for effective charities. Aidan is a generalist, having previously worked in management consulting (BCG) and in tech strategy and operations (Uber).

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Olga Kikou

Olga is the Head of the EU office of the international NGO Compassion in World Farming. Olga engages with the EU institutions, civil society organisations and other stakeholders, to influence policy in the interest of citizens in the interlinked areas of farmed animal welfare and the transition in our food and farming systems.

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