New chairman for Midlothian institute

Professor Sandy Trees, new chairman of the Moredun Research Institute
Professor Sandy Trees, new chairman of the Moredun Research Institute

Moredun Research Institute has appointed a new chairman.

Professor Sandy Trees will lead the Midlothian-based institute, with John Ross remaining as the chairman of the Moredun Foundation.

Prof Trees is internationally recognised for his knowledge of veterinary parasitology and his contribution to research into livestock health.

He qualified from Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in 1969, and became a senior lecturer at the University of Liverpool in 1980, before being appointed Head of the Parasite and Vector Biology Division and then subsequently Dean of Liverpool’s Faculty of Veterinary Science, where he remained until his retirement in 2008.

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