Prof. Stuart Reid is welcomed to the AFCP Board

AFCP is delighted to welcome Prof. Stuart Reid, who joined the AFCP Board at the AFCP AGM on 1st November.


Professor Stuart Reid is President & Principal of the Royal Veterinary College, the oldest and largest veterinary school in the English-speaking world. He is recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as a specialist in veterinary epidemiology and in veterinary public health by the European Board of Veterinary Specialists.


Stuart is a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, the Royal Society of Biology and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.  His research interests are focused on zoonotic disease and antimicrobial resistance in a One Health context. He has over 160 scientific publications, including in PNAS and Science, and he has secured over £16M in competitive funding during his career.


In his public service, in addition to other and current roles, he served on the UK Food Standards Agency Board 2017-2020.  He was made a Commander of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2018 for services to the veterinary profession and higher education and in 2019 he was elected as an international member of the National Academy of Medicine in the USA.


Prof. Graham Jellis, AFCP Chairman said “We are pleased to welcome Prof. Stuart Reid as a director. He brings a wealth of experience within the veterinary sciences alongside previous roles with in the charity sector. We look forward to working together.”

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Photo credit: Veterinary Record Mark Thomas