Georgina Domberger – Director

Georgina holds a Masters in Conservation from University College London and joined WFN in July 2004 from London Wildlife Trust. She has a background in public relations, environmental education and the UK biodiversity sector, and nearly a decade of experience in grant giving focusing on Asia, Africa and South America.

Danni Parks – Deputy Director

Danni Parks

Danni leads on the delivery of the Whitley Awards Ceremony and oversees WFN’s operations and Awards programmes. She keeps the charity in close contact with its international winner network numbering over 170 winners in 70 countries. She holds a Masters in Conservation Science from Imperial College London, and a BSc (Hons) in Zoology from the University of Sheffield. Danni has experience working for a number of conservation charities, including Earthwatch and the British Ecological Society, and joined WFN six years ago, in 2011.

 Brian Johnson – Finance Manager

Formerly Managing Director of Guinness Cameroon and Finance Director of Guinness Africa, Brian, since his return to the UK, uses his core finance skills, to support charitable organisations on a part time basis. He has been with WFN since 2010 and acts as Treasurer/Finance Manager/Trustee of six other charities, several on a voluntary basis.  An FCA, he qualified as a chartered accountant in 1975.

Georgina White – Donor Relations & Communications Manager

Georgina (Gina) manages WFN’s donor base and the partnerships through which grassroots conservation is supported. She oversees the charity’s communications whilst also supporting the team on events. Gina holds a Masters in Conservation from University College London, and joined WFN in February 2017 from Synchronicity Earth. She has worked internationally on community development programmes across Asia and has a background in sustainable business.

Alison Rosser – Grants Officer


Alison looks after the grants administration for our Continuation Funding programme and assists with the Whitley Awards application process. She has worked with a number of conservation organisations including the United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and TRAFFIC. Alison joined the team in January 2016 and works part-time.

Lora Davies – Office & Communications Administrator

Lora is responsible for managing WFN’s office facilities, administration, IT and operating systems, and supports the team across communications and events. Lora’s background is in theatre as an actor and director. She possesses a keen interest in conservation and is a regular volunteer with the London Wildlife Trust and ZSL London Zoo. Lora joined WFN in February 2017 and works part-time.