BPEX: Takes on new staff members

06-05-2010 | |

Two new members of staff have joined BPEX, both with a remit involving pig health.

Ross Lake is Regional Health Co-ordinator working on the Eastern Health Project, funded by the East of England Development Agency. Manda Sach is Health Database Co-ordinator, replacing Veronica Wright, who has left BPEX.

Ross was introduced to the pig industry aged 13, working weekends and school holidays on a commercial pig unit until gaining an OND in Agriculture at Shuttleworth College of Agriculture.

Most recently he has been a Contracts Manager involved with tree surgery and vegetation management.
Before joining BPEX, Manda worked for the Animal Health and Welfare Business Unit for ADAS for 18 years.©During this time she was involved in delivery of both corporate and government-funded research, undertaking various cattle, pig, poultry, sheep and dairy studies.
BPEX Head of Knowledge Transfer, Research and Development, Mike Varley said: “I would like to welcome them both. “Manda and Ross have a great deal of experience which will be of benefit to both BPEX and the industry.”

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