Veterinary Lead Small Ruminants, APHA
Amanda graduated from the University of Sydney in 1988. Following 15 years as a partner in rural mixed practice in Cumbria Amanda joined the government in 2006 and in 2014 became the Small Ruminant Species Expert Group lead. She leads the Defra-funded small ruminant disease scanning surveillance project in APHA. Amanda’s sheep related activities include: representing APHA on the Sheep Health and Welfare Group; vice chair of the Farmer Scientist Network of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society; trustee of the charity The Sheep Trust; member of the Farm Animal Genetic Resources Committee (FAnGR) and secretary of the Herdwick Sheep Breeders’ Association.