The SHAWG membership draws on expertise from across the sector, both individuals and organisations that have a responsibility or interest in increasing the awareness and subsequent actions related to positive sheep health and welfare.

Current members:

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB Beef & Lamb)


Liz Genever,

Katie Brian

Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) Amanda Carson
Animal Health and Welfare Board for England (AHWBE) Tim Morris
Animal Health Distributors Association (AHDA) Bryan Lovegrove
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Nigel Gibbens
Farmer representative Peter Baber (chair)
Farmer representative Charles Sercombe
Livestock Auctioneers Association (LAA) Chris Dodds
National Farmers Union Rebecca Veale
National Sheep Association (NSA) Joanne Briggs,

Phil Stocker

National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Grace O’Gorman
Red Tractor Assurance (RTA) Jess Sloss
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) John Avizienius
Scottish Government Nick Ambrose
Sheep Veterinary Society (SVS) Tim Beddington,

Rebecca Mearns

Sustainable Control of Parasites in Sheep (SCOPS) Lesley Stubbings
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) Doug Bell
Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Huw Davies
Welsh Assembly Government Christianne Glossop,

Chris Hale