Founder and Trustee
Natalia is an English qualified solicitor and is a partner in a law firm in the City of London. Before founding LAPA, Natalia had rescued and helped many cats and dogs in various countries including Russia, England, Tajikistan, Mauritius, Spain and BVI. Natalia has 4 rescue pets – 2 cats and 2 dogs. Some of her pets have special needs.
Olga has been involved in rescuing and looking after rescued dogs for many years. She has two rescue dogs. Olga is responsible for the running of our Rehoming Programme in the UK.
Simon is a retired solicitor and a former partner in a law firm in the City of London. He is an avid animal lover, an experienced amateur ornithologist and has an interest in the marine environment.
Carla grew up in Australia surrounded by rescue animals. Having worked for years in a demanding professional environment in the City of London and in Australia, Carla has brought a lot of valuable organisational skills into LAPA's work.
Design and Social sites
Irina is an animal loving interior architect. She is responsible for curating LAPA brand identity design and LAPA Instagram feed.