ifaw is a network of experts exploring new ideas to create real solutions.


taking action on the ground, or lobbying governments at the highest level, our global team is committed to delivering real world solutions for animals, people and the place we call home.


I have never been satisfied with just fighting the good fight. We need to actually make a difference.

Azzedine Downes

President and CEO

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from our board members to our senior executives, IFAW is led by a team of dedicated professionals who think outside the box to deliver real impact for animals and people.

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