Our Team


Meet Tasha the visionary behind Living Things!

With an unwavering love and passion for animals since a young age, Tasha serves as the director of Living Things. Her mission began with a heartfelt commitment to rescuing and rehoming animals while providing educational wildlife experiences for all ages as well as providing animals and animal welfare consultancy for tv, film and the media industry.

Under Tasha’s leadership, Living Things has evolved into a dynamic organization, undertaking diverse projects that span educational initiatives, private parties, corporate events, and collaborations with radio, TV, film, and media productions. Tasha’s expertise as an animal welfare consultant and advisor has been sought after by renowned broadcasting channels such as ITV, BBC, and Channel 4, where she has proudly contributed to countless productions on some of the UK’s biggest shows.

Driven by a deep dedication to conservation, Tasha has also played a vital role in various projects across Uganda, Kenya, and Sri Lanka. Working closely with local communities, she has successfully facilitated peaceful coexistence between humans and conflict animals. Additionally, Tasha has imparted invaluable knowledge to wildlife rangers, with assisting and equipping them with unique safety techniques for safe animal captures.

Tasha’s unwavering commitment to animal welfare, combined with her extensive experience in the industry, has shaped Living Things into an organization that excels in its mission to protect and educate. Join us as we continue to create unforgettable experiences that inspire a love for wildlife and drive positive change.


Meet Jamie, the dedicated manager at Living Things. With a passion for both animals and people, Jamie seamlessly orchestrates wildlife experiences, ensuring the well-being of our creatures.

Navigating the dynamic world of television, Jamie has contributed expertise to shows like “Rise and Fall.” Whether behind the scenes orchestrating production details or collaborating with the creative team, Jamie’s versatility shines in the fast-paced realm of TV, making valuable contributions to the success of each project. From overseeing maintenance to leading the team and handling administrative tasks, Jamie is the heart of our operation—a cherished and versatile team member loved by all.



Introducing Ellie W, an invaluable member of the Living Things family!

Since joining us in 2021, Ellie has made an indelible impact on our team. Her dedication and contributions have been exceptional, even in a relatively short span of time. Ellie’s expertise extends beyond the confines of our headquarters, as she has played an integral role in various esteemed TV shows such as “I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here,” “Britain’s Got Talent,” “Saturday Night Takeaway,” “Celebrity Juice,” and “The Emily Attack Show.” Her involvement in these productions showcases her versatility and adaptability in the media industry.

When Ellie is not lending her talent to media projects, she can be found at our Living Things HQ, located at The Burrows. In her senior administrative role, she efficiently manages the office operations and assists clients with their bookings, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience. Additionally, Ellie takes great care of our diverse menagerie of animals, attentively attending to their daily needs. Her exceptional animal handling skills make her an invaluable asset in providing memorable petting experiences for our esteemed clients.

Ellie’s commitment to Living Things is evident in her professionalism and dedication to our shared mission. We are proud to have her represent our organization, as she exemplifies the qualities that make our team exceptional. Ellie is an essential part of our success, and we look forward to the continued growth and positive impact she brings to Living Things.


Meet Dan, our dedicated administrator and valued member of our management team. With his exceptional multitasking skills, Dan handles various responsibilities, ensuring smooth operations in our company. From promptly answering phone calls to managing emails and logging important documents, Dan’s efficiency and hard work are commendable.

Beyond his professional abilities, Dan brings a positive energy to our team and leaves a lasting impression on our clients. With his friendly disposition and a constant smile on his face, Dan creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Whether it’s resolving administrative issues, organising schedules, or providing timely support, Dan consistently goes above and beyond to exceed expectations. His commitment to excellence and attention to detail contribute significantly to the overall success of Living Things.

We are fortunate to have Dan as an integral part of our team, and his contributions play a vital role in maintaining our high standards of service. His professionalism, efficiency, and infectious positivity make him an invaluable asset to our company.
Dan brings his experience to the table. Having worked on TV shows like “Jimmy Carr’s I Literally Just Told You” and the groundbreaking reality show “Big Brother,” Dan is a seasoned professional. His role spans from crafting risk assessments and managing logistics to providing animals and conducting welfare consultations. Dan holds integral elements that contribute to the success of these television productions. 

Next time you visit or contact us, be sure to say hello to Dan, and experience his exceptional dedication firsthand. We are confident that his hard work and unwavering commitment will leave a smile on your face as well.



Meet Ellie L, one of our extraordinary wildlife presenters who brings boundless love for animals to every show and presentation. Her genuine passion shines through in her captivating wildlife experiences, captivating audiences with a perfect blend of education and fun. Ellie has a remarkable ability to showcase our animals in the most special manner, leaving her audiences spellbound.

With unwavering passion and dedication, Ellie delivers her shows with enthusiasm, aiming to teach and educate young minds about the importance of respecting all living things. Her magical presentations create an unforgettable experience that fosters a deep appreciation for the wonders of the natural world.

Fun Fact: In addition to her role at Living Things, Ellie is also a Primary School teacher, further exemplifying her commitment to educating and inspiring young minds.

Join us as Ellie L takes you on a mesmerizing journey into the fascinating world of wildlife, where education meets enchantment.


Introducing Isaac, our dedicated onsite animal maintenance and welfare assistant!

As an integral part of our team, Isaac takes on the crucial responsibilities of ensuring the well-being and happiness of our animals. His daily tasks include meticulous maintenance, feeding, and cleaning of our animals and their enclosures. Isaac’s commitment extends to conducting regular health checks on every species under our care, prioritizing their overall wellness.

Isaac’s passion for animals shines through his dedication to providing daily enrichment for each creature. From engaging in playtime with our lively meerkats to brainstorming innovative ideas, he constantly strives to enhance the development and quality of life for our beloved animals.

Isaac’s journey in the field of animal care began with his pursuit of an animal management course at City And Islington College. It was there that he laid the foundation for his career, driven by his deep love for animals and desire to make a positive impact in their lives.

Fun Fact: During the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, Isaac extended his compassion beyond our facility by serving as a dog walker for owners who were isolating and shielding. His dedication to both animals and people truly sets him apart.

Join us in appreciating Isaac’s unwavering commitment to the welfare and happiness of our animals. With his expertise and genuine passion, he plays a vital role in ensuring that our animals thrive in a nurturing and enriching environment.


Introducing Ben, one of our exceptional wildlife presenters at Living Things!

Ben brings his genuine passion for animals and people to his role, providing unique and educational wildlife experiences in schools, educational centers, private events, and corporate gatherings. Whether it’s captivating audiences at birthday parties, family gatherings, or engaging the public in shopping centers and malls, Ben’s presentations are always a hit.

Beyond his role as a wildlife presenter, Ben extends his love and passion for animals to his work at Living Things HQ. As a valued member of our animal welfare and maintenance team, he ensures the care and well-being of all our animals, going above and beyond to provide the highest standard of care. Additionally, Ben lends a helping hand with additional administrative tasks, showcasing his dedication and versatility within the organization.

The exceptional reviews and feedback from our clients are a testament to Ben’s exceptional skills and professionalism. His ability to connect with audiences and create memorable experiences has garnered praise and admiration, solidifying his reputation as an integral part of the Living Things family.

We are proud to have Ben as part of our team, as his expertise, passion, and commitment to animal welfare exemplify the values and vision of Living Things. Join us in celebrating Ben’s contributions in delivering exceptional wildlife experiences and ensuring the well-being of our cherished animals.


Introducing Sumer, one of our extraordinary wildlife presenters and animal welfare maintenance and carers at Living Things!

Sumer’s wildlife shows are a true testament to her exceptional talents and passion. With a trained background in performing arts, she brings charisma, personality, and a unique touch to every wildlife experience she delivers. Her ability to captivate audiences sets her shows apart, making them truly unforgettable.

Sumer’s expertise extends to providing educational wildlife experiences for various corporate events, including “bring your kids to work” days and corporate Christmas parties. Her engaging workshops for nurseries and schools leave a lasting impact, inspiring young minds with a love for nature and wildlife. Additionally, Sumer’s dedication to delivering unique wildlife experiences for private events ensures that every occasion becomes truly special.

In addition to her role as a wildlife presenter, Sumer shines as an animal handler for TV productions. She has proudly assisted on the famous daytime production, Lorraine, contributing to the success of the show with her expertise and love for animals.

When Sumer is not immersed in providing captivating wildlife experiences, she dedicates her time to being an animal welfare and maintenance assistant. Her commitment to ensuring the well-being and care of our animals is commendable. Additionally, Sumer is always ready to lend a hand with daily administrative tasks, showcasing her versatility and dedication to the smooth operation of Living Things.

Sumer’s contributions to our team are invaluable, and her passion for animals and wildlife shines through in every aspect of her work. Join us in celebrating Sumer’s talent, dedication, and commitment to providing exceptional wildlife experiences and maintaining the welfare of our cherished animals.



Mie’s profound love for animals ignited during her early years, leading her to embark on a remarkable journey in the field. Her passion first flourished at London Zoo, where she gained invaluable experience working at the educational center, delivering captivating wildlife encounters to schools and various educational institutions.

Building on her experience, Mie transitioned to Jumanji Pets, an esteemed establishment in London. Her exceptional skills and dedication soon caught the attention of Harrods, where she thrived as a livestock manager in the renowned Pet Kingdom.

Continuing her remarkable career, Mie joined Living Things, where she has been instrumental in providing enlightening wildlife experiences for local council events. Furthermore, her expertise as an animal handler has been showcased in prominent shows such as Celebrity Big Brother and I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here.

Mie’s unwavering commitment to fostering educational wildlife experiences and her vast experience in prestigious establishments make her an invaluable asset in the field. Her passion and expertise leave a lasting impression on all those fortunate enough to engage with her.


Introducing Caroline, an esteemed member of the Living Things team for over a decade!

Caroline’s expertise lies in delivering the ultimate petting experience to our private and corporate clients and esteemed clientele. Her dedication and passion for creating memorable encounters with our animals have earned her a reputation as a go-to person for exceptional petting experiences.

In addition to her role as a experienced animal handler, Caroline also serves as an animal welfare consultant and on screen handler, lending her expertise to some of the UK’s most renowned TV shows such as Celebrity Big Brother and Britain’s Got Talent. Her commitment to ensuring the well-being and safety of our animals on these high-profile productions is commendable.

Caroline’s unwavering love for animals is evident in her eagerness to lend a helping hand during our busiest times of the year. Her presence brings a sense of reassurance and expertise to the team, ensuring our animals receive the utmost care and attention.

Caroline’s invaluable contributions have made her a true asset to our team. Her passion, expertise, and dedication to animal welfare make her an integral part of the Living Things family. We are delighted to have her onboard, and her presence enhances our commitment to providing exceptional animal experiences.