World Animal Protection Global Ambassador Evanna Lynch

World Animal Protection announces Evanna Lynch as Global Ambassador

Press release

World Animal Protection proudly announces that renowned actress Evanna Lynch—who portrayed Luna Lovegood in the beloved Harry Potter film series—has partnered with the organization as one of its newest global ambassadors.

Evanna Lynch, a lifelong animal lover and welfare advocate, brings a personal connection to her role as a global ambassador for World Animal Protection. Her impressive track record supporting animal rights is a testament to her deep empathy for all creatures, and she will use her voice and support to further the charity's mission to end animal cruelty suffered by wild and farmed animals.

Evanna’s decision to partner with World Animal Protection is not just a personal commitment, but a call to action for the entertainment industry. As a global ambassador, she will actively support campaigns, raise awareness about crucial animal welfare issues, and engage with supporters to drive significant change. Her influence and dedication serve as a powerful example for all entertainment professionals to use their platform for good.

Evanna Lynch said:

I am honoured and excited to partner with World Animal Protection as a global ambassador. Animals have always held a special place in my life, and I want to help create a world where they live free from suffering.  

Working to support World Animal Protection means we can make meaningful changes and progress needed to ending animal cruelty and suffering.

World Animal Protection's newly appointed CEO, Tricia Croasdell, said:

 "It is truly a delight to welcome Evanna to the World Animal Protection family. As a lifelong advocate for animals, I know she will use her influential voice within the entertainment industry to help us educate and make the changes billions of animals need now. 

“We are thrilled to have her support and her shared passion for our mission to end animal cruelty worldwide. I look forward to us working together as we continue to protect and improve the lives of wild and farmed animals by fighting to end the cruel systems that exploit them.” 

Notes to Editors:

For more information and to arrnage interviews please contact Global Media Manager, Peter Simpson Tel; +44 (0) 7803 051 848. Email

Evanna Lynch Biography:

Evanna is an actress and writer. Her professional career began at age 14 when her passion for reading let her to audition for the role of Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films. She went on play the iconic role in the Harry Potter films 5-8. Since then, she has continued to act on screen, stage and as a voiceover artist. Evanna is also a keen writer and published her first book The Opposite of Butterfly Hunting: The Tragedy and Glory of Growing Up in October 2021. She is currently working on a novel.

About World Animal Protection

World Animal Protection is the global voice for animal welfare, with more than 70 years’ experience campaigning for a world where animals live free from cruelty and suffering.

We have offices in 12 countries and work across 47 countries. We collaborate with local communities, the private sector, civil society and governments to change animals’ lives for the better.   Our goal is to change the way the world works to end animal cruelty and suffering for both wild and farmed animals. Through our global food system strategy, we will end factory farming and create a humane and sustainable food system, that puts animals first. By transforming the broken systems that fuel exploitation and commodification, we will give wild animals the right to a wildlife. Our work to protect animals will play a vital role in solving the climate emergency, the public health crisis and the devastation of natural habitats.  

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