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Dr Timothy Morris

Timothy Morris
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Year of Fellowship: 2016
  • Route to Fellowship: Meritorious Contributions to the Profession

Field of work

Industry and commerce

Areas of special interest

  • Public Policy
  • Anti Doping
  • Laboratory Animal Medicine

Areas of support

  • Collaborative research
  • International issues
  • Professional mentoring
  • Public engagement

Professional positions

  • Professor of Laboratory Animal Welfare and Science, Univeristy of Nottingham.
  • Non-Executive Board Member, Defra Animal Health and Welfare Board for England.
  • Independent Scientific Adviser, Greyhound Board of Great Britain.
  • Anti Doping Advisor
  • Independent Advisor
  • All Party Group for Animal Welfare.
  • Advisor: British Horseracing Authority, Thoroughbred Breeders Association, Weatherbys Ltd.
  • Non-Executive,PLMR - Political Lobbying and Media Relations.
  • Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees, Rare Breeds Survival Trust


Professor Tim Morris has a broad perspective and knowledge base in relation to veterinary medicine, pharmaceuticals, education, regulation, animal welfare and research. This is underpinned by veterinary training, work in veterinary practice, a PhD, research and regulatory experience and involvement in higher education.

His expertise is combined with commercial and leadership experience, having worked nationally and internationally in the pharmaceutical industry, academia, animal research and sports regulators, professional and industry groups, and governments.
He understands operating organisations from his own business, Trusteeships and Directorships. This experience has given him an extensive professional network across the veterinary profession, commerce, non profit groups, academia and government.

He has a record of independently leading in a professional and collaborative style across the commercial, non-commercial, governmental and charity sectors to achieve pragmatic, realistic outputs that are widely accepted.

He has chaired several companies limited by guarantee and charities. His work has involved communication, presenting scientific and ethical issues to specialist and general audiences and national and international print and broadcast media.

He has wide experience of public affairs and regularly interact with parliamentarians, officials and Ministers/Commissioners, in the UK, devolved administrations and in the EU.

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