Alex Shears
Alexandra Shears

Director of Communications and Fundraising

Alex joined Durrell in 2016 with a degree in wildlife biology, plus many years leading the marketing for international luxury brands. She describes her role primarily as storytelling; sharing the incredible work that Durrell does all over the world to inspire people to want to visit Jersey Zoo, donate to our work or learn more about our mission. Alex is responsible for delivering ambitious fundraising targets from a diversified portfolio of income streams including membership, philanthropy, corporate partnerships, legacies, trusts and grants, and events.