The AMTRA Board and Council


Michael Seals (Chair)
John Blackwell (Vice-Chair)
Andrew Cairns - nominee of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
Bryan Lovegrove - nominee of the Animal Health Distributors Association
Donal Murphy - nominee of the National Office of Animal Health
Catherine McLaughlin - nominee of the National Farmers Union
Alison Ward - nominee of the British Veterinary Association
Claire Williams - nominee of the British Equine Trade Association


The AMTRA Council is intended to be broad in its representation and input, advising both the Board and the secretariat.

The Council is chaired by the AMTRA Vice-Chair, John Blackwell, and includes all AMTRA Board members plus:

Pamela Mosedale (representative of the AMTRA Assessors)
Cara Baillie (VN representative)
Diane Gilby (equine representative)
Stella Kendall (companion animal representative)
Melissa Ratcliff (companion animal representative)
Leah Spiers (farm animal representative)
Helen Walker (farm animal representative)
Gary Whyte (farm animal representative)
Observer: George Aspey, Harper Adams University
Observer: Lee Grist, Veterinary Medicines Directorate

AMTRA Secretariat

Stephen Dawson, Chief Executive
Hillary Cowley, Deputy Chief Executive
Lesley Cooper, Executive Officer
Sue Cutler, Senior RAMA Co-ordinator
John Greenstreet, IT Manager