Vet Jonathan Shepherd has been appointed to the board of Moredun Scientific as a non-executive director, bringing extensive experience of the aquaculture industry to the company. He graduated from the University of Liverpool and gained a PhD in the economics of aquaculture at the University of Stirling. He has worked in the aquaculture industry for over 30 years, as deputy director of the unit of aquatic pathobiology at Stirling, before holding a range of senior posts with Unilever, Peter Hand and Norsk Hydro connected with fish farming, pharmaceuticals and feed manufacture. He also spent 14 years with BioMar and was group managing director based in Denmark. He is currently a non-executive director of the Seafish Industry Authority and a trustee of the charity, Fishermen’s Mission.