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Membership of the group.


Professor Glyn Hewinson 

Head of the Sêr Cymru Centre of Excellence for Bovine Tuberculosis for Wales (CBTB) at Aberystwyth University with nearly 30 years’ experience of working on bovine tuberculosis. 


Keith Cutler 

A practising cattle vet and has a particular interest in infectious disease diagnostics and control on an individual animal and herd level and after several years on the CHeCS board and involvement with the CHeCS Technical Group he now chairs the Technical Group.

Gareth Edwards 

A Veterinary surgeon from North Wales. His career has included working in rural veterinary practices in north Wales, research, the pharmaceutical industry and Government.

Gareth Enticott 

A Professor of Human Geography at Cardiff University. For the last 25 years, his work has examined the social dimensions of the management of animal disease, focusing on bovine Tuberculosis in England, Wales and New Zealand.

David Grove-White 

Formerly Head of the Department of Livestock Health and Welfare at the University of Liverpool until retirement in 2019.  He qualified as a veterinary surgeon from Liverpool in 1975 and spent his working life with both beef and dairy cattle in the UK and overseas in the Middle East and Africa. 

Ifan Lloyd 

A Veterinary surgeon with over 35 years’ experience working as a clinical vet and 17 years as a Partner in a mixed veterinary practice in Swansea. A director of Iechyd Da (gwledig) the veterinary delivery partner covering South Wales.

Gwenllian Rees 

A Lecturer in Veterinary Science at Aberystwyth University, Veterinary Development Manager with Menter a Busnes and President of the Welsh Branch of the British Veterinary Association.

Robert Smith 

A Clinical Scientist and public health infectious disease epidemiologist with over 30 years’ experience in zoonotic, parasitic and gastrointestinal infections with Public Health Wales and its predecessors. 

Sarah Tomlinson 

A Farm vet with over 22 years’ experience in clinical practice. She is the Technical Director of the TB Advisory Service (TBAS), a Defra funded project delivering bespoke TB biosecurity advice to livestock keepers across England, through private vets.

Sarah Woollatt 

A Veterinary surgeon of over 6 years with experience largely in farm animal practice alongside both vet student and farm client education.