Prof. Sandy Trees

Lord Trees qualified as a veterinarian in 1969 and has worked in general practice, industry and, for most of his career, academia. In 1980 he was appointed Lecturer in Veterinary Parasitology at the University of Liverpool based in the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. He was Professor of Veterinary Parasitology from 1994 and Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Science from 2001 – 2008. His research embraced livestock disease in both temperate and tropical environments, including a strong interest in One Health and parasitic infections as models of human tropical disease. He retired from the University in 2011.
He was President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2009-2010, and is currently Chair of the Moredun Research Institute Board, Veterinary Editor in Chief of the Vet Record, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
In 2012 he was appointed a Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords. There he has served on the EU Select Committee and its Sub-Committee on Energy and Environment (which included agriculture) and has participated in the production of 20 House of Lords Select Committee Reports published 2015-2017, many on the consequences of Brexit including on Brexit: Agriculture and Brexit: Farm Animal Welfare.


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