Antoine F. Goetschel

Antoine Goetschel
President and Founder of GAL

Doctor of Law (J.D.) 1989, thesis on animal welfare and basic rights. Career of 30 years in animal issues in national/international law and ethical practice. Founded GAL in 2016.

E-mail: afg@globalanimallaw.org

Bettina Brinkmann

Bettina Brinkmann
Co-President

Dr. Bettina Brinkmann has a PhD in Philosophy and worked subsequently for several international media houses like Bertelsmann, the RTL group and Disney before joining the public institution ZDF in Germany and later on the European Broadcasting Union in Geneva, where she was in charge of the entire TV area within the media department. She is on the board of a technology company in the US and co-founded a Think Tank for the food system. She is active in the field of animal welfare since over 20 years and was among other activities on the board of KAG Freiland and has been co-president of GAL since April 2021.

E-mail: bbr@globalanimallaw.org

Alexander Ferrari

Alexander Ferrari

Alexander Ferrari studied law at the University of Lucerne (Bachelor of Law) and Zurich (Master of Law). After a legal internship at a law firm, he worked as a legal researcher for the Global Animal Law GAL Association and is now preparing for his bar exam.

E-mail: fer@globalanimallaw.org

 

Andrea Kellenberger

Andrea Kellenberger
Legal counsel

Andrea Kellenberger studied law at the University of Zurich (Master of Law), before joining Global Animal Law GAL association as a legal associate, she worked as a marketing assistant for many years.

E-mail: ake@globalanimallaw.org

Marie Heiglauer

Marie Heiglauer
Head of Administration

Marie Heiglauer studied law at the university of Zurich (BLaw) and has been part of GAL since January 2019 and will be responsible for accounting from 2020.

E-mail: mhe@globalanimallaw.org

Dominique Kramer

Dominique Kramer
Project coordinator

Dominique Kramer holds a bachelor's degree in environmental engineering from the ZHAW and is responsible for event planning, database management and support for "GAL Friends".

E-mail: dkr@globalanimallaw.org

Paul Twedell

Paul Twedell
Legal Associate and Fundraising Manager

Graduated in Law (LLB) and Applied Finance (BAppFin) at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. Prior to joining GAL, Paul worked at law firms in corporate law and immigration law, followed by animal welfare and protection at various organisations.

E-mail: ptw@globalanimallaw.org

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