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 Expert  728806

Expert in Veterinary, Farm Animal Medicine, Management, Preventive Medicine, Welfare


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Hertfordshire,
United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is an Expert Witness in Criminal and Civil Litigation and worked in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Eire, and Holland. His expertise is in farm animals in disease, identification, fraud, preventive medicine, animal health, animal welfare, animal nutrition and management. He has been involved in Cases involving animals and injury or death in human beings and damage to property and possessions. He undertakes about 15 new commissions annually and appears in Court about three times a year.

He has undertaken many training and Continuing Professional Development courses over 20 years. Expert was Director and produced a farm animal course for Improve International on Cattle Health and Production, which ran for about 12 years.

He has European Diplomas in Bovine Health Management and Small Ruminant Health Management, and he is a Fellow of British Agricultural Consultants and Recognised Forensic Practitioner.

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brucellosis

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cattle disease

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clinical medicine

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clinical veterinary medicine

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digestive system disease

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disease

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forensic veterinary medicine

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infectious disease

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rabies

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ruminant

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veterinary disease

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veterinary infectious disease

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veterinary medicine


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
2009   DipECSRHM   Small Ruminant Disease and Management   European College of Small Ruminant Health Management  
2004   DipECBHM   Cattle Management and Disease   European College of Bovine Health Management  
1980   PhD   Cattle tooth development   Royal Veterinary College, University of London  
1965   BVetMed   Veterinary medicine and surgery   Royal Veterinary College, University of London  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1997 to

 

Expert's Firm

 


 

Consultant and Veterinary Specialist

 

He undertakes investigations, research and report writing in farm animal disease, welfare, control and prevention for government, solicitors, pharmaceutical companies, insurance companies, national agricultural and veterinary organisations.

1979 to 1987

 

Royal Veterinary College

 

Department of Large Animal Medicine

 

Senior Lecturer

 

Teaching, research, organisation and clinical work in farm animals. Provided advice to many international, national, regional, local and individual organisations, companies, veterinary practices and farmers. Wrote about 130 papers, edited or wrote about 15 books, and wrote articles for national, local, agricultural and veterinary press.

1973 to 1979

 

Meat and Livestock Commission

 

Veterinary Department

 

Senior Veterinary Officer

 

Veterinary care, management and preventive medicine in five Bull Performance Testing Stations, two Breed Evaluation Units, Calf and Beef Units, National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh. Provided advice and reports to government, national, regional, local organisations, veterinary surgeons and farmers.

1970 to 1973

 

Royal Veterinary College

 

Department of Animal Husbandry

 

Royal Smithfield Club Research Fellowship

 

Reseach project involving dental devlopment in health and disease. Resulted in over 20 research papers. Altered the Smithfield Club Rules for checking and assessing age.

1967 to 1970

 

Berry and Miller, Veterinary Practice

 


 

Veterinary Practitioner

 

A mixed veterinary practice, undertaking veterinary medicine and surgery in companion animals and farm animals.

1966 to 1957

 

John Turnbull

 


 

Veterinary Practice

 

Mixed veterinary practice undertaking general veterinary work in farm animals, horses and companion animals.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

British Cattle Veterinary Association, Asocciation of Veterinary Teaching and Research Work, Sheep Veterinary Society, Goat Veterinary Society, Camelid Veterinary Society, Pig Veterinary Society, British Veterinary Association, British Institute of Agricultural Consultants, European College of Bovine Health Management, European College of Small Ruminant Health Management, Veterinary Association of Arbitration and Jurisprudence

Licenses/Certifications

Fellow of the British Institute of Agricultural Consultants Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine

Professional Appointments

Past Commissioner of British Pharmacopoeia Commission, Chairman Goat Veterinary Society, Past President of British Cattle Veterinary Association, Past Chairman of Veterinary Association of Arbitration and Jurisprudence, Past Director Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture Alliance, Chairman of European College of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies, Board Member of the European College of Bovine Health Management

Awards/Recognition

Awarded Fellowship of British Institute of Agricultural Consultants Fellowship of Royal Society of Medicine First National Office of Animal Health award for Contributions to Animal Health

Medical/Professional Internships

Royal Smithfield Club Research Fellowship


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has produced about 130 scientific papers and written or edited over 15 books He has written for national, specialist agricultural and veterinary journals

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Blackwell Science  
 - In Practice  
 - Cattle Practice  
 - UK Vet Livestock Journal  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1996 to 1997   Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food   Advisor to produce report   He worked with CEAS to produce a report concerning the eradication of brucellosis from Great Britain, its cost effectiveness, and suggested future policy which was adopted by MAFF
1984 to 1986   House of Lords Select Committee on the European Economic Community (Vterinary and Agricultural Secti   Veterinary Expert   Assisted with producing report on the effects on the United Kingdom from free trade in farm animals and their products.

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Veterinary Expert to the European Union Social and Economic Community Group III during deliberations on a variety of veterinary matters and in different species.
  • Undertook an assignment in 2001 as a consultant to the World Bank/Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations Emergency Farm Reconstruction Project, Kosovo.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Undertakes reports for pharmaceutical and other companies on the use of specific medicines or products. An Expert Witness in Criminal and Civil Litigation and worked in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Eire, Holland. Expertise in farm animals in disease, identification, fraud, preventive medicine, animal health, animal welfare, animal nutrition and management. He has been involved in Cases involving animals and injury or death in human beings and damage to property and possessions. He undertakes about 15 new commissions annually and appears in Court about three times a year. Undetaken Single Expert reports.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2003 to 2007   United Kingdom   Undertook advisory work for Safeways, at the time the fourth largest supermarket company in the United Kingdom, on national and international disease control and animal welfare.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
French   Can read reports to a certain extent and can understand some spoken communication.
Spanish   Can read simple reports.

Market Research:
European Diplomas in Bovine Health Management and Small Ruminant Health Management. Fellow of British Agricultural Consultants. Recognised Forensic Practitioner.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Undertaken many training and Continuing Professional Development courses over 20 years. Was Director and produced a course for Improve International on Cattle Health and Production, which ran for about 12 years.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Found laboratories and materials to undertaken clinical studies and disease surveys for various pharmaceutical companies.


 

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