Jill Robinson is the founder of Animals Asia Foundation. Born and raised in England, Robinson was always interested in the welfare of animals. As a child she volunteered verterinary offices during her school holidays. In the mid-1980s she moved to Hong Kong, it was where she began working for the International Fund for Animal Welfare, focusing on work in China and South Korea.
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