I have a PhD in Ethology and am working as an animal behaviour and welfare scientist in the Animal Behaviour and Welfare team at AgResearch. Since I came to New Zealand in 2004 from Sweden I have mainly worked with various welfare issues in the dairy industry, including exposure to hot and cold weather conditions and different management practices. I am currently leading projects around winter management in dairy cattle, heat stress in dairy cattle and sheep, and calf management.


  • Doctorate, Biological Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 2002
  • Masters, Biology, Linköping University, 1997