BVD Technical Working Group
The BVD TWG was established in 2009 and consists of veterinary practitioners with a special interest in BVD from the state veterinary laboratory service, academia, private veterinary practice and the pharmaceutical and AI industries.
The TWG is represented on the BVD Implementation Group by Professor Michael Doherty (TWG Chair).
Damien Barrett - Superintending Veterinary Inspector (Chairperson)
Prof. Michael Doherty - Professor of Veterinary Clinical Studies, UCD
David Graham - CEO and interim Programme Manager Biosecure Diseases
Bernard Eivers - CEO, National Cattle Breeding Centre
Bosco Cowley - Technical Manager MSD Animal Health
Luke O’Grady - Lecturer Herd and Veterinary Public Health, UCD
Maria Guelbenzu - Veterinary Research Officer at Veterinary Sciences Division, AFBI NI
Michael Sexton - Veterinary Practitioner
Riona Sayers - Research Officer Animal Health, Teagasc
Ronan O’Neill - Virology Division, CVRL
Sharon Verner - Programme Manager, AHWNI