From improving welfare in the field to spearheading lasting change in communities, our global team of experts make our work possible through their dedication to helping working horses, donkeys and mules and the people who rely on them.
Ashleigh offers technical, scientific and ethical guidance to ensure that we adhere to the highest standards of animal welfare, mitigate any potential welfare risks in project activities, and comply with the animal welfare policy and high standards.
James is a veterinarian based in our East Africa (Nairobi) office. He controls the quality of animal welfare activities within region, and is also responsible for the implementation of the animal health mentoring framework, farriery and agrovet quality monitoring.
Based in Nairobi, Vincent is a veterinarian overseeing animal welfare issues. He supports East Africa staff and partner veterinarians, and also leads on farriery work and on anti-microbial resistance issues.
Mirciadez is a veterinarian based in our Nicaragua office. He is responsible for training our partners on welfare issues and is a proud animal welfare ambassador. He has worked with Brooke for six years.
Jennifer leads our Compassionate Handling project. She also supports capacity building in animal welfare and behaviour and human behaviour change, and the delivery of our field activities, programme management and research.
Amy is a veterinarian who develops online and blended veterinary learning resources to support country programmes in the implementation of the Animal Health Mentoring Framework.
Nidhish is based in Delhi and leads Brooke India's teams on veterinary care, animal health, welfare, training and research. He also heads up the Global Farriery Project in India.
Based in Lahore, the headquarters of Brooke Pakistan, Javed assists the CEO in designing and delivering a strategic and cost-effective programme that positively impacts working equine welfare.
A veterinarian in Lahore, Muhammad progresses Brooke Pakistan's service provision and strategic healthcare goals.
Ratnesh is based in Delhi and has worked with Brooke India for well over a decade. He oversees our animal health and welfare; research; and programme design and implementation.
Mactar is a veterinarian based in Dakar (our West Africa office). He is the country programme manager and research coordinator, and oversees the animal health, community engagement and advocacy teams.
Saurabh is a veterinarian in Delhi. He oversees our animal health and welfare; research; and programme design and implementation.
Laura is a veterinarian, and one of the senior managers coordinating the Global Animal Health team across our country programmes.
Syed is a veterinarian at Brooke India’s headquarters in Delhi. He has been with Brooke for over 20 years and oversees our animal health and welfare; research; and programme design and implementation.
Girma is a PhD student in veterinary epidemiology and animal health economics at the University of Liverpool, researching equine diseases in Ethiopia.
At Brooke Ethiopia, Nardos coordinates community engagement teams across our country programmes. She is responsible for the self-help groups established towards improving livelihoods, and assessing and monitoring owners' behavioural change over time.
At Brooke West Africa, Aissetou works with communities to encourage the adoption of good practices and to achieve behavioural change in favour of animal welfare. She also accompanies communities through resilience and livelihoods projects.
Based in Lahore, Sana is responsible for improving equine welfare through effective community engagement by understanding the needs and priorities of equine-dependent communities. She also supports Brooke Pakistan's partner, CCA.
At Brooke East Africa, Laura spearheads community development work across the region. She directly provides advisory and mentorship support to our partners and related institutions in order to improve equine welfare and have a thriving equine community.
Global External Affairs
Naeem manages policy and advocacy initiatives in Pakistan. He works with government, civil society, academia and donor agencies to prioritise animal welfare agenda in the country. His key priorities include policy analysis, planning, budgeting, implementation and monitoring advocacy tasks.
Rouguiatou is based in Brooke’s West Africa office. Her main role is to engage national and international actors and institutions in advocacy issues on the welfare of working equines.