Simon has spent time on conservation projects in Africa, working specifically on rhino conservation. In 2012 Simon felt his perfect blend of experience in the both the charity and business sectors, combined with an unwavering passion for wildlife conservation, and in particular the rhino could be used to greater effect.
Simon founded Helping Rhinos and has lead the organisation in its growth, achieving success in terms of brand awareness, creatiung partnerships and increasing revenue year on year, all allowing the organisation to achieve tangible results in its goal of conserving the rhino for future generations.
Like Simon, Trish has a longstanding passion for wildlife conservation, and with her husband Phil, owns a property on a game reserve in South Africa. The reserve that Trish calls home for much of the year is proud to have rhinos located on it and Trish is determined to play her part in helping to find a solution to the current poaching crisis.
John brings a wealth of business knowledge and experience to Helping Rhinos having spent more than 30 years working for American Express before deciding to seek new opportunities outside of corporate life in late 2012. John has always had a passion for wildlife conservation and is delighted to have the opportunity to play a role in saving the rhino.
Ian is a qualified accountant and is responsible for looking after the financial side of Helping Rhinos. Ian plays a key role in helping the team understand what funds we have available to provide the support we do to our beneficiary projects. Ian can often be found with his family at local wildlife parks and is thrilled to be playing his part in helping to protect the worlds rhinos from the hands of poachers.
Will also spent time at Kariega Game Reserve in September 2013, just like Simon. He found this a truly amazing experience where he had the great privilege of working with both black and white rhinos, in particular Thandi who is now famous having survived a horrendous poaching incident in 2012.
Will is deeply passionate about Africa, Conservation and especially rhinos and brings to Helping Rhinos over 30 years of sales and marketing experience.