Josey is an experienced animal welfare and conservation campaigner. Beginning her career with the International Fund For Animal Welfare (IFAW) in the UK, she amassed more than 18 years with IFAW working on issues ranging from protecting elephants from the ivory trade to rescuing penguins from oil spills and was instrumental in the high profile campaign to ban fox hunting. In 2012, seeking out a fresh challenge and more sunshine; she transferred to IFAW's Sydney office to head up native wildlife campaigning in Oceania. She instantly fell in love with wombats and has supported the cause ever since, both on a personal and professional level.