Stuart Reid

CBE BVMS PhD DVM DipECVPH FRSE MRCVS

Biography

Stuart Reid MRCVS

Graduating from the University of Glasgow in 1987, Stuart started his professional career in practice in Aberdeenshire before returning to graduate studies at his alma mater, and completing his PhD in 1992. He was appointed to a joint Chair at the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde in 1996.

Stuart has worked in Africa, Australia and the USA and has published over 130 papers. Appointed first to Associate Dean (Research) in 2004 and subsequently as Dean in 2005, Stuart led the Glasgow school for six years before becoming Principal of the Royal Veterinary College at the start of 2011.

An RCVS Specialist in veterinary epidemiology, Stuart is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Public Health, of which he was the first elected president. He is Chair of Trustees for The Donkey Sanctuary, Chair of ECOVE and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Society of Biology.

Stuart was appointed to RCVS Council by the University of Glasgow, in 2005, and has been the RVC-appointed member of Council since 2011. He served as President of the RCVS from 2014 to 2015.

Stuart has been a member of Planning and Resources Committee, Preliminary Investigation Committee and has chaired the Education Policy and Specialisation Committee.

 

Council Member category

  • Appointed: University of London, 2011 - 2016
  • Appointed: University of Glasgow, 2005 - 2011

 

Committee membership

  • Advancement of the Professions Committee
  • Brexit Taskforce
  • Federation of Veterinarians of Europe - RCVS representation on the UK Co-ordination Group
  • Mind Matters Initiative Taskforce
  • Vet Futures Project Board

Declaration of interests

Directorships

  • Director of the Veterinary Schools Council
  • Director of RVC Hong Kong Ltd
  • Director of RVC LBIC

 

Shareholdings

Potentially in managed portfolio but none specific

Consultancies

 

Appointments to other bodies

Chair Trustees, The Donkey Sanctuary

Appointed to the Food Standards Agency Board (FSA)

Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations

  • Member, EAEVE
  • Member, AAVMC
  • Member, AVTRW, SVEPM, BEVA, BVA
  • Fellow, Royal Society, Edinburgh
  • Fellow, Society of Biology
  • Chair, ECOVE

Employment

Principal, Royal Veterinary College

Qualifications (other than veterinary qualifications listed in the Register)

FSB

Interests relating to immediate family or close friends

None

Other relevant information

None