Dr Ian Bergin, Dr Alasdair Cochrane, Alistair Currie, Professor Robert Garner, Dr Dan Lyons, Angela Roberts and Kim Stallwood.
Chief Executive Officer – Dr Dan Lyons: former Campaigns Director of animal protection group Uncaged; awarding-winning animal advocate and political scientist; Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield
Managing Director – Angela Roberts: founded Uncaged in 1993; one of the UK’s longest standing and most experienced animal protection campaigners
Dr Dan Lyons
Professor Robert Garner: Department of Politics and International Relations,University of Leicester; a leading expert on animals, politics and ethics; books include Animals, Politics and Morality (2nd edn, Manchester University Press, 2004) and A Theory of Justice for Animals (Oxford University Press, forthcoming)
Dr Alasdair Cochrane: Lecturer in Political Theory, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield; author of An Introduction to Animals and Political Theory (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) and Animal Rights Without Liberation (Columbia University Press, 2012)
Jeremy Chipperfield: Barrister specialising in immigration, asylum, human rights cases, and in professional regulation; Assistant Deputy Coroner; Lecturer in Constitutional and Administrative Law at the University of North London; founding member, director and trustee of the Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare.
Alastair Currie: BSc in Advanced Nursing with 17 years clinical experience; co-author of journal articles on animal research policy; contributor to animal ethics fora; policy advisor at the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals Foundation.
Susan Cochrane: graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Zoology from the University of Sheffield in 2000. From 2001 Susan has worked as a Chartered Accountant qualifying as an ACA with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and spending 10 years working for a variety of different client types in public practice.
Key Projects & Activities
The CASJ’s priority programmes will involve research and advocacy in three crucial areas:
1. Animals’ legal/political status
2. Institutional representation for animals
3. Policy Strategies for Animal Protection
See Projects for further details.