Name: Dr. Peter G. Harlech Jones BVSc. MRCVS
Qualified as: a veterinary surgeon from the University of Liverpool in 1971
Area of work: I spent several years in general practice in the UK and Canada before joining the pharmaceutical industry in the animal health sector. I've held a number of senior appointments in research and regulatory affairs in multinational companies, working across Europe and the United States. I was then appointed by the European Commission as the Head of the Veterinary Division at the European Medicines Agency (EMA). I currently run my own consultancy in medicines regulation and my clients have included GALVmed and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. I have served as a member of the Defra Committee on Antimicrobial Resistance (DARC) and the Medicines Committee of the Federation of Veterinarians in Europe (FVE). I also became BVA President in 2012. In 2016 I became High Sheriff of Gwynedd (Uchel Siryf Gwynedd) in North Wales where I live with my civil partner Michael.