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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Sue Olsen


Sue's passion and commitment to animal welfare and compassionate conservation knows no bounds.  From this heartfelt place, OAT, and the projects we support continue to grow.

Jon Olsen


Sue's husband Jon is a huge supporter of OAT's work and an integral member of the team, bringing a wealth of experience and commercial nouse across the projects we support. 

Dave Higgs


Sue's brother Dave is OAT's man on the ground, affectionately

known as OATOKE. He visits OAT's projects regularly, ensuring the the financial and practical aid being offered is making the biggest and best possible impact. 

Catherine Hobbs

Admin & Coordination

Catherine has worked with the Olsens since 2013. Her background in interior design, incredible organisational skills and capacity for multitasking mean she is perfectly suited to OAT's versatile workload.  

Polly Mason


Polly & Sue first met in 2014 whilst climbing Mt Kilimanjaro in aid of the Born Free Foundation. Their mutual love of animals resulted in an immediate bond which later developed into a professional working relationship. Polly now helps OAT in all areas of the business. 

Will Travers


Will is President of the Born Free Foundation of which Sue is one of the Trustees. Will is a close friend of the Olsen's and regularly works alongside the OAT team as and when his incredible knowledge and expertise is needed. 

Even our own beloved rescue dogs get into the OAT spirit at home! 

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