Claire Bass

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UNITED KINGDOM

Claire-BassClaire leads strategic planning of all HSI/UK’s national campaigns, as well as monitoring delivery and impact. She liaises with colleagues overseas to establish where HSI/UK can add value and effectiveness to HSI’s global priority campaigns, including the dog meat trade and street dog welfare. Claire also manages the donor and supporter care team and oversees the establishment of staff fundraising capacity in the UK (major gifts, trusts & foundations). Externally, she is the chair of the Animal Welfare Strategy Group in a UK NGO umbrella body (Wildlife and Countryside Link) and she is a lead author and strategist on a joint campaign to government to secure the best possible deal for animals as the UK leaves the European Union.