is passionate about animals and the natural world. In her work Sabrina focusses on promoting positive animal welfare and good human-animal interactions and relationships, this to facilitate excellent animal care and protection. Sabrina founded AnimalConcepts
in 2004, and since 2008 she works full-time through her company as a consultant in animal care and welfare, working in zoos, marine parks, animal shelters, government facilities, research laboratories and wildlife sanctuaries world wide. Species rang from rabbits, mice and birds to bears, snakes, crocodiles, dolphins and gorillas. Over the years she has organized over 200 seminars and workshops world wide on a wide variety of topics, collaborating with other animal welfare professionals, including researchers, veterinarians, caretakers, and policymakers. Sabrina has a BSc. in psychology (Hons), and is enrolled in a MSc. of Psychology and a MSc. in Animal Studies. She is currently finalising the thesis of the Animal Studies Msc., looking at animal welfare law, audit processes, and animal welfare outcome assessment criteria. Sabrina teaches as a guest lecturer on the MRes in Marine Mammal Science at the St. Andrews University and through the IAT UK she teaches CPD courses on animal welfare and enrichment for laboratory animals. Sabrina has authored and co-authored peer-reviewed scientific publication as well as book chapters, presented extensively and has been an invited- and keynote speaker at animal welfare conferences. She teaches workshops on animal care, welfare, enrichment, exhibit design, training and behaviour, the human-animal bond, animal learning and many other animal related topics for animal care staff, veterinarians, curators, students and managers as well as working with large teams as a consultant for multiple zoos, research facilities and universities. Sabrina is involved in various animal welfare, cognition and behaviour research projects. All lectures and workshops cover the importance of choice, complexity and control for animal welfare, and the importance of considering their lives from a 24/7 perspective.