Hayley is the owner and Managing Director of Global Spirit Animals In Tourism Ltd. Active in both development and operational roles, she is responsible for the creation and provision of our services. This has resulted in the successful implementation of the welfare criteria across captive animal and wildlife attractions since 2015.
She has an extensive business background, is a skilled auditor with a specialist knowledge of animal welfare and an expert at building effective working relationships. To date she has conducted over 100 audits around the world.
Global Spirit uses a bank of skilled auditing assistants to accompany the lead auditor, this guarantees that our clients receive the detailed and impartial assessment service which we pride ourselves on.
Chosen for their observational skills and balanced perspective, they have all been trained to achieve the high level of auditing standards we require and have been carefully selected to become one of our skilled associates.
Michael Huxley is the founder of Bemused Backpacker, one of the UK's leading travel websites, and has been featured in some of the world's largest print and TV media including the BBC, The Guardian, USA Today and many more.
He is a passionate advocate for animal welfare within the travel industry and uses his platform to promote positive change in wildlife tourism and conservation.