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The Vegan Society is the world’s oldest vegan organisation whose founders coined the term ‘vegan’ back in 1944. Who better to ask about all things vegan than us!

Whether it’s a breaking news story, you need an explanation for the exponential growth of veganism, or an update on latest vegan products – don’t hesitate to contact us. We have a number of spokespeople with expertise in different areas of veganism, available for press, radio and TV interviews, often at a short notice. To arrange a chat with any of our spokespeople below, please contact our Press Office on 0121 523 1738 (9am-5pm) or on 07593 129599 out of hours. 

Sam Calvert

Head of Communications

Sam can cover topics such as the history of veganism and The Vegan Society, the life of its co-founder Donald Watson, and being vegan for over 20 years.

Louise Davies

Head of Campaigns, Policy and Research

Louise can cover topics such as the environmental benefits of the vegan diet, The Vegan Society’s work in support of plant-based agriculture, and lobbying the government to achieve change for animals and to protect the rights of vegans.

Dominika Piasecka

Media and PR Officer

Dominika can cover topics such as the growth of veganism, the practical aspects of making the transition, the ethics behind veganism, vegan activism, and general information on veganism.

Heather Russell


Heather can cover topics such as vegan nutrition for people of all ages, supplementation, hospital catering for vegans, and healthy living.

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