David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation

Founded in 1984 by wildlife artist and conservationist David Shepherd CBE, DSWF has been working to protect endangered species for over 35 years and has now invested over £10 million to help save wildlife.

David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) is a highly effective wildlife conservation charity operating across Africa and Asia to end wildlife crime. DSWF adopts a holistic approach to conservation that takes into consideration the vital importance of people in the fight to protect the world’s most endangered wildlife. 

Through dedication and hard work, they have influenced policy, shifted attitudes and provided an unwavering voice for wildlife conservation from grass roots to the world stage since 1984. 

DSWF currently operate across two continents, in 17 countries to support 19 ground-based conservation projects and reach tens of thousands of individuals every year to motivate and inspure them to protect our natural world. We work to protect 8 core species which are vital in ensuring the helath of ecosystems across the world. 

The Alborda Trust have supported DSWF with £670,000 to protect vulnerable populations of tigers, pangolins and elephants.

Will Riley and Angus Hart