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Professor of Food Safety and Veterinary Public Health, Massey University

I am a veterinarian and infectious disease epidemiologist specialising in the application of genomics for the control of diseases transmitted between animals and people (zoonoses). I co-Direct One Health Aotearoa, a multidisciplinary research centre, dedicated to the control of infectious diseases. I am Chief Scientist for the New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre and Executive Director of the Infectious Disease Research Centre.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Co-Director, One Health Aotearoa and Honorary Professor, Otago University
  • 2004–present
    Distinguished Professor of Food Safety and Veterinary Public Health, Massey University

Education

  • 1993 
    University of London (LSHTM), MSc(Epidemiology)
  • 1993 
    University of Bristol, UK, PhD in Epidemiology
  • 1987 
    University of Bristol, BVSc

Honours

Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand