1993, PhD Bacterial Molecular Genetics, University of East Anglia (UEA), UK.
1989, BSc Major Molecular Biology, University of East Anglia (UEA), UK
1983, HNC Medical Laboratory Sciences’ Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK.
Research interests & activities
Acting Dirctor Hopkirk Research Institute
Interim Deputy Director NZ Food Safety Science and Research Centre.
Lead Scientist for MIAI PArtnership Programme and AgR Core Programmes Food Provenace and Assurance and Beef and Lamb: Value from Quality.
Editorial Board of Meat Science
Lead Scientist (AgResearch) NZ-China Research collaboration Centre – Food Safety & Security