Meet our trustees & ambassadors

There are currently 5 Directors & Trustees representing the interests of Paradise Wildlife Park in its charitable status

Our Directors and Trustees…

Lynn Whitnall


Lynn is the CEO of Paradise Wildlife Park and Director of Zoological Society of Hertfordshire. She has been involved in wildlife for over 30 years, raising hundreds of thousands of pounds for charities and conservation across the world, whilst part-taking in sporting challenges. 

Lynn is also a trustee of our sister charity The Big Cat Sanctuary and works closely with BIAZA. 

Craig Whitnall


Craig is Director of Paradise Wildlife Park and has been involved with the park for over 20 years.

Craig has overseen many of the new developments taking place at Paradise including the impressive World of Dinosaurs, the award winning Lion Pride Lands and our latest project Land of the Tigers.

Sir Eric Peacock


Sir Eric Peacock is the Chairman of Zoological Society of Hertfordshire. Eric’s responsibility to establish a Wildlife Conservation London Committee with Matt Brady, networking with potential sponsors for both our wildlife charities.

Eric is Chairman of the global furniture business Halo International and also Chairman of Buckley Jewellery, Stevenage Packaging Ltd and Boxford Holdings Ltd a leisure, Fruit farming and golf business in Suffolk.  He is Non Executive Director of the Government board United Kingdom Export Finance and is Chairman of the Charities for the Peacock Foundation, Uniqueness and the AB Trust.  

He has a lifetime interest in animals, conservation and the environment. 

Matt Brady


Matt is a former English footballer who played in the football league for Barnet and Wycombe Wanderers. Matt is the founder of Limelight Access Lifestyle in 2005 which is an exclusive and bespoke Personal Assistant service designed for people within the worlds of Sports and Entertainment.

Matt has a huge passion for wildlife & conservation and has volunteered between both charities, as well as supporting conservation projects abroad in Costa Rice and in Uganda.

Matt’s responsibilities include networking with potential sponsors and connections.

Tyler Whitnall


Tyler is a Director of Paradise Wildlife Park and Trustee of The Big Cat Sanctuary.

Tyler has grown up onsite at the Zoo and is passionate about conservation and has made it his mission to raise awareness of the illegal wildlife trade, recently delivering the first ever animal ambulance to Uganda as part of the Drive 4 Wildlife Conservation Project.

Tyler is also apart of CBBC’s One Zoo Three with his brothers Aaron and Cameron, showing the work good zoos do and how the park looks after animals at the zoo and supporting conservation projects across the globe.

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