Tag: Staff & Volunteers

Laura Read, new CEO at Marwell Wildlife

Meet our new Chief Executive, Laura Read

January 31, 2024

We’re thrilled to announce the appointment of Laura Read as Chief Executive of Marwell Wildlife, the charity that owns and operates Marwell Zoo. Laura has 20 years of experience in […]

Our Chief Executive Dr James Cretney is leaving Marwell after 18 years at the helm

September 13, 2023

Marwell Wildlife’s Chief Executive Dr James Cretney is leaving the zoo, following his resignation after 18 years at the helm. We’re sorry to see him go and wanted to take […]

Volunteer with boy

It’s Volunteers Week!

June 2, 2023

At Marwell, we’re so very lucky to have a fantastic team of volunteers – you may have met a few when you’ve visited us! They help us with all sorts […]

A Marwell Wildlife Community Scout in Kenya sits with a portable solar panel

Wildlife Conservation, Monitoring, and Community Scouts in Northern Kenya

April 28, 2023

Despite the difficulties imposed by the severe long-term drought, our Community Scouts increased their efforts during 2022. Regular wildlife patrols were undertaken to record species and engage with livestock herders […]

Marwell welcomes Alan Titchmarsh MBE

March 22, 2023

Alan Titchmarsh MBE paid a visit to Marwell Zoo last week for the formal presentation of its Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development. Mr Titchmarsh attended in his capacity as […]

Marwell Wildlife Chief Executive JAmes Cretney selfie with Marwell team

An update from James, our Chief Executive

February 28, 2023

I am taking the opportunity to pen an introduction. There is so much to say, and I think as valued Marwell supporters and annual pass holders, I want to start updating […]


2022: Awards round-up

February 6, 2023

We were delighted to have been nominated for, and received, several awards in 2022. These awards are a testament to the hard work of our teams here at Marwell. Queen’s […]

Break-in: Update

January 19, 2023

Two men who admitted breaking into Marwell Zoo in February 2021 were sentenced at Winchester Crown Court today. Bradley Green, 24, admitted criminal damage and animal cruelty. Nathan Daniels, 21, […]