Jenny Seagrove FRSA - Founding Trustee
Jenny Seagrove’s early dream was to become a vet but having got her science A Levels, she realised that she was not suited emotionally for this career and decided to become an actress instead! She trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and her early career took off very quickly, starting in the theatre and soon progressing to film and television series including 'Local Hero', 'Diana', 'The Woman in White' and of course 'A Woman of Substance'. More recently, she is known from the BBC Series 'Judge John Deed', her films 'Another Mothers’ Son' and 'Off the Rails' and her many starring performances in London’s West End.
Jenny’s love of nature and animals has underpinned everything she does. She is a Trustee of The Born Free Foundation and founded Mane Chance Sanctuary in Surrey in 2011.
She passionately believes that animals are sentient beings and that our care of them should be built around that understanding.