WBA Patron - Alan Knight OBE

Alan Knight OBE BSc(Hons) is the Chief Executive ofInternational Animal Rescue.Alan graduated from Sussex University with an Honours degree in Biological Sciences. He has devoted his life to animal welfare and was originally the Chairman of the trustees of IAR before resigning to take up a full time position with the Charity in 1999. Alan lives in Sussex with his life-long partner Liz who runs a sanctuary from their home for unwanted and elderly cats. Alan is a trustee of several other charities including being Chairman ofBritish Divers Marine Life Rescue, an organisation that provides a rescue service for marine wildlife in the UK, Trustee ofMarine Connectionand President ofCatastrophes Cat Rescue.Alan was awarded an OBE in the 2006 Queens Birthday Honours for services to animal welfare.

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