Clarissa Baldwin is the Chief Executive Officer of Dogs Trust, and the author of the slogan "A Dog Is For Life, Not Just For Christmas". She joined the charity in 1974 as Head of Public Relations prior to which she had worked in a Public Relations Consultancy.
Amongst other posts, Clarissa is Chairman of the Welfare Committee for the Pet Plan Charitable Trust, a Trustee of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, SNIP International and Chairman of both the UK & International Greyhound Forum.
Clarissa was awarded the OBE in 2003 for her work to improve animal welfare. She is available as a spokesperson for Dogs Trust.
She is married with one son, James.