Helen has been leading SOS since 2005. She has a Masters degree in Primate Conservation, and prior to joining SOS, authored a campaign report for Friends of the Earth and the Ape Alliance: “The Oil for Ape Scandal – How Palm Oil is Threatening the Orangutan”. Helen has also conducted research examining the impact of the expansion of oil palm plantations on the conservation status of orangutans.
Fabien attained his Masters in Economics of Sustainable Development in Developing Countries at the University of Clermont-Ferrand.
Until 2009, he worked in Argentina and France as a forestry carbon project consultant. For the next 6 years, he worked in Indonesia as project manager and country director for the French NGO Planète Urgence, with time spent especially in North Sumatra, Aceh and East Kalimantan. Fabien managed projects related to ecosystem restoration and conservation, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and community development.
Rachel joined SOS in 2016. She has over 15 years’ experience of fundraising for UK charities, including Citizens Advice and the NSPCC.
Prior to this Rachel worked in commercial sales and marketing. Rachel’s role is to diversify and increase the income for SOS, enabling us to scale up the impact of our programmes and campaigns.