Meet The Team 

Chair Trustee & Co founder

Gemma Annan

Somerset, United Kingdom

Gemma has spent many years expanding her knowledge and gaining valuable experience working with both captive and wild animals, both in the UK and abroad.

When she's not saving elephants, Gemma works as an Environmental Education Officer in Bristol.

Trustee & Co founder

Jade Clayson

Kent, United Kingdom

Passionate and dedicated to animals, Jade spent six months as an intern on the GVI Elephant Reintroduction Project in Huay Pakoot, Thailand.

She is currently undertaking a degree in Wildlife Conservation with the University of XXX.



Kerri McCrea

Northern Ireland

Kerri is Co-founder and Manager of Kindred Spirit Elephant Sanctuary. 

Growing up on a dairy farm in Northern Ireland, Kerri spent her life surrounded by animals. She knew from a young age that she wanted to work with animals but wasn’t sure what direction to take...... 

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Trustee - Treasurer & Legal Advisor 

Claire Horton 

Somerset, United Kingdom

Claire is based in Bristol and works as an Environment Policy Advisor as well as managing financial and legal matters at Thailand Elephants......

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Trustee - Head of Advocates

Sam Whittall

Somerset, United Kingdom

Sam joined the team in Thailand, working as a Volunteer Leader on the GVI Thai Elephant Reintroduction Project for 1 year and has since returned to work as staff for the summer of 2016.....

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Trustee - Advocate

Alix Annan

Somerset, United Kingdom

Alix has passion for helping all living things wether they have 4 legs or 2! 


Alix has spent a vast amount of time travelling Asia and has experienced animal and human exploitation first hand but also experienced what beauty the various countries have to offer......

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Web Design

Jazz Rowland

Sydney, Australia


Jazz is the hands behind the technical start up of this website; without Jazz's extensive knowledge of website development our website would not be as fantastic! 

But sadly Jazz is no longer working with Thailand Elephants due to other commitments but we thank Jazz for all of her hard work and commitment. 

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