Scottish Animal Welfare Commission: register of interests

Register of interests of the members of the Scottish Welfare Commission.


Name

  • Cathy Dwyer (chair)

Employer

  • Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) 0.6 FTE
  • seconded to Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies 0.4 FTE

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

Scottish Government

  • EU, DG-SANCO

Open Philanthropy Project:

  • Hong Kong Jockey Club
  • Defra

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • Waitrose Good Life Partnership
  • Global Animal Partnership (honorarium)

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • scientific advisory board member: VetMedUni, Vienna
  • Grants and Awards Committee: Animal Welfare Foundation (BVA)
  • Grants Committee: The Horse Trust
  • scientific advisor, Dogs Trust
  • member, British Horse Society
  • member, International Society for Applied Ethology, British Society for Animal Science, Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, UFAW
  • director, British Horseback Archery Association

Name

  • Mike Radford

Employer

  • University of Aberdeen

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

  • n/a

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • involved in discussions and the provision of advice to a range of politicians, officials, public bodies, NGOs, and professional bodies on an ad hoc basis as required

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • former member of governing council, Dogs Trust
  • deputy chair, Universities Federation for Animal Welfare
  • deputy chair, Humane Slaughter Association
  • trustee, Association of Lawyers for Animal Welfare/UK Centre for Animal Law
  • chair, ALAW Scottish Steering Committee
  • member, Scottish SPCA
  • member, Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law Veterinary Association
  • member, National Trust for Scotland
  • registered supporter of RSPCA, CIWF, The Brooke
  • all the official positions above are unremunerated

Name

  • Mike Flynn

Employer

  • Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA)

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

  • n/a

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • involved in discussions with all other major UK organisations with regard to policy and legislation

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • Edinburgh Zoo welfare and ethics committee member
  • Charles Rivers Animal Welfare and Ethics committee, external member
  • Links group member
  • licensed firearms holder (for emergency humane destruction only)
  • BVA honorary associate
  • RCVS honorary associate

Name

  • Marie Haskell

Employer

  • Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC)

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

  • Scottish Government
  • InnovateUK (UKRI)
  • Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board
  • Dog’s Trust
  • Zoetis

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • none

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • International Committee for Animal Recording
  • registered supporter of Scottish Wildlife Trust, Cat Protection League, International Society for Applied Ethology
  • member, EFSA working group on Dairy Cow Welfare

Name

  • Andrew Kitchener

Employer

  • National Museums Scotland

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

  • BBSRC
  • The Wellcome Trust
  • AHRC
  • National Science Foundation
  • SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Conservation Fund

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • none

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • board member and member Animal Welfare Group and Conservation Advisory Group, Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
  • chair of People’s Trust for Endangered Species
  • council member and member of the Animal Welfare Committee of the Zoological Society of London
  • member of the IUCN Cat Specialist Group and leader of the Cat Classification Task Force
  • member of the IUCN Equid Specialist Group
  • chair of the Scottish Wildcat Conservation Action Plan Steering Group
  • member of the Scottish Marine Animal Strandings Scheme Steering Group 

Name

  • Libby Anderson

Employer

  • retired

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

  • n/a

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • up to June 2020 held a consultancy position as Policy Advisor to OneKind animal welfare charity, expect to continue to be involved in discussions and the provision of advice to a range of politicians, officials, and NGOs on an ad hoc basis as required  

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • secretary, Wild Animal Welfare Committee
  • member, UK Centre for Animal Law Scottish Steering Committee
  • member, Edinburgh Children’s Panel
  • all voluntary positions

Name

  • James Yeates

Employer

  • Cats Protection

Previous employers (last five years)

  • RSPCA

Research funder(s)

  • n/a

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • none

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • member of AWC (Defra)
  • member of BVA and RCVS

Name

  • Pete Goddard

Employer

  • retired

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

  • n/a

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • none

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • trustee and ChairmanWild Animal Welfare Committee
  • member, BVA AWSELVA Veterinary Deer Society

Name, 

  • Paula Boyden

Employer

  • Dogs Trust

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

  • n/a

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • Defra Rabies Core Group
  • RSPCA Prosecutions Oversight Panel

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • chair, the Links Group
  • chair, Pet Advertising Advisory Group
  • vice chair, Canine and Feline Sector Group
  • treasurer, Blue Dog Trust
  • member, Association of Charity Vets, BVA, BSAVA, AWSELVA, SPVS, RCVS

Name

  • Harvey Carruthers

Employer

  • Tay Valley Veterinary Centre

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

  • n/a

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • none

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • member of BSAVA
  • member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • trustee, Dog Aid Society of Scotland

Name

  • Simon Girling

Employer

  • Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

  • AAZV Wild Animal
  • Health Fund
  • RSPB
  • EU Life Fund

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • veterinary advisor to the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquaria (Hoofstock and Bird working group)
  • veterinary advisor to the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) European Endangered Species Programmes for the Pallas’ cat (Otocolobus manul) and Red fronted macaw (Ara rubrogenys)
  • EAZA veterinary advisor for the Scottish wildcat
  • G and F Training and Consultancy Ltd (veterinary professional post-graduate training course provider-remunerated)

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • chair, DEFRA’s Zoo Experts Committee
  • immediate past-president and executive committee member of the European College of Zoological Medicine
  • honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Glasgow University Veterinary School
  • fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and of the Royal Society of Biology
  • diplomate and full member of the European College of Zoological Medicine and European Board of Veterinary Specialists
  • member of the British Veterinary Zoological Society, European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Association of Avian Veterinarians Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians
  • University of the Highlands and Islands (visiting professor)

Name

  • Ellie Wigham

Employer

  • University of Glasgow

Previous employers (last five years)

  • n/a

Research funder(s)

  • n/a

Consultancy (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • involved in discussions and provide advice to HSA, 3DVSL, various meat processors

Other (all unremunerated unless stated)

  • resident ECAWBM (AWSEL)
  • committee member of AWSELVA, University of Glasgow Vet School Ethics committee
  • member RCVS
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