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Dr Lesley Dickie profile




Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust

Dr Lesley Dickie has been in senior leadership in conservation since 2008.  She has been the CEO of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, an international wildlife charity, for nearly two years.  In that time Lesley has launched a new strategic plan for the organisation until 2025, rebranded the Jersey zoo, headquarters of the Trust, and driven forward organisational restructuring.  Under her tenure Jersey Zoo has been named Jersey Attraction of the Year in 2017 and 18.




Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust is a conservation organisation with a mission to save species from extinction. Gerald Durrell founded the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust as a charitable institution in 1963 with the dodo as its symbol.


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