Becky Brimley

Regional Network: 
New England Regional Network
Class Year: 
Independent and open to opportunities

Becky Brimley is a senior and trusted leader, with over 20 years at the leading edge of international animal welfare.  A credible and compelling professional with exceptional personal and communication skills, Becky specializes in campaign and program development and oversight in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. She has overseen the development of many local programs with a global perspective and is a compelling fundraiser.  She is experienced and highly networked internationally in conservation and animal welfare and is a collaborative team player who generates enthusiasm in colleagues and creates a positive work environment.

Becky is an impactful presenter, mentor and trainer with a strong commitment to collaborative work while meeting organizational priorities.  She is very experienced working with subject experts and movement leaders, and adept at making creative strategic connections that strengthen campaigns, programs, projects and teams. Becky has a deep interest in people, their welfare and the interconnections with animal welfare and a passion for campaigns focused on human behavior change.  She is a compassionate and straightforward professional who thrives in a complex, cross-functional team environment.

Becky has a thorough understanding of the conservation and animal welfare landscape internationally but is known for always being able to identify novel opportunities for impact.  She was recognized with the International Fund for Animal Welfare staff award for innovation for her development of the Humane Community Development participatory decision making process, which was IFAW’s first Clinton Global Initiative commitment.

While working for IFAW, Becky helped shape the organization’s programs direction. Her skills as a team workshop facilitator and trainer in strategic planning and reporting to guide the team in ensuring that direct animal care projects have measureable, positive impacts on animal welfare globally.  As Director of the Bangor Humane Society in Maine, she was responsible for the smooth running of a facility caring for more than 5,000 animals each year. She led the campaign to raise funds and open an in-house veterinary facility while at BHS. Becky brings additional in-depth knowledge of animal welfare and conservation issues from her previous work as campaigner, technical advisor, and program manager for a variety of non-governmental organizations in the US and UK.