MBE MA Vet.MB (Cantab) MRCVS
Cambridge University Veterinary School (UK) as a veterinarian in 1963.
In general practice until 1967 and then went to Canada and worked
for the Canadian Department of Agriculture for three years. Returned
to general practice in the UK but became a veterinary advisor to the
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) in
1977 and its Chief Veterinary Officer in 1983. Moved to Brussels and
took up the post of Director of Eurogroup for Animal Welfare in 1992.
Acted as an expert to Council of Europe's Committees on Farm Animal
Welfare, Transport and Slaughter. Member of European Commission's
Advisory Committee on Common Agriculture Policy and Sub-Committee
on Animal Welfare. Coordinator of an International Coalition for Farm
Animal Welfare (ICFAW) which was formed to have representation at