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Graham Higgs


Graham is a Chartered Accountant having had a successful career working in large companies in London. Graham is now retired and joined All Creatures Great and Small in 2016.

Kate Carlyle

Kate is a Solicitor and has been a Trustee since 2012 after becoming associated with All Creatures Great and Small in 2009. She is now Chair of the board.

Mike Edwards

Mike has a background in Education spending many years as a Teacher at a local school. Mike retired in 2016 and became a Trustee.

Joanne Evans

Joanne is a Ward Manager for a local Hospital. Joanne has been a Trustee of All Creatures Great and Small since 2016.

Penny Higgs

Penny is a Psychotherapist in the Health Sector, having been a Ward Manager at a nearby hospital for many years. She has also taught Counselling and Psychotherapy. Penny became a Trustee of All Creatures Great and Small in 2016.

Andrew Rogers

Andrew has a background in Education and Healthcare. He is a Professor and Dean of the Business School at the University of South Wales. Andrew became a Trustee of All Creatures Great and Small in 2016.

Andy Minton

Andy is the Managing Director of a successful local recruitment company. Andy originally joined as a volunteer but proving to be invaluable to the team with his skills and experience, was invited to become a member of the trustee board.

John Bills

John Bills has been our dog assessor since 2012, and we are very grateful for his unique service. At All Creatures Great & Small John assesses all dogs before they come into the sanctuary, as well as all homes of potential forever-families.

John is a member of the British Institute of Professional Dog Trainers and has trained both working dogs and family pets for 35 years. John worked for 23 of those years as a police dog instructor and handler.

John does an excellent job for us and even goes the extra mile by following up on our dogs in their-forever homes and offering a helping hand to the new owners  regarding training and obedience.