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Harry Eckman

CFAF Co-founder and Trustee


His work has included directing humane dog and cat population management projects, rabies eradication projects, providing training and guidance for local municipalities and police departments, lobbying and policy development for legislation change, providing strategic planning and capacity development support to animal welfare NGOs and improving welfare standards in shelters and veterinary facilities.


Harry currently lives in Portugal and directs CFAF's stray animal population management projects as well as providing organisational and capacity development support for animal welfare organisations around the world.

Harry also works as a consultant for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) supporting their companion animal management programmes and is an advisor for Human Behaviour Change for Animals (HBCA).



Harry has worked in animal welfare for over 20 years. In that time he has collaborated with hundreds of locally based animal welfare, protection and shelter organisations around the world, providing guidance and support on a wide range of issues and areas including organisational and capacity development, strategic planning, stray dog and cat population management, shelter management, welfare standards, community engagement and incorporating human behaviour change concepts into companion animal management programs.

Harry has worked for the RSPCA, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA - now World Animal Protection), the Mayhew and Wood Green.

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