Biosecurity & animal welfare

Our company has been helping clients improve animal welfare and biosecurity for more than two decades

Our services range from risk assessment and containment design to biosecurity project implementation.

Our consultants include an epidemiology specialist with more than 20 years’ experience, who helps organisations identify and manage complex biosafety and biosecurity problems using structured data collection and analysis.

Our company Group Chairman, Dr Alan Pearson, also has a technical background in veterinary science and biological incursion risk management.

Our past work includes:

♦ Developing a National Animal Welfare Strategy and 10-Year Vision for Australian Pork Limited.

♦ Investigating the epidemiology of Brucellosis disease in livestock in Afghanistan’s Central Highlands and designing a livestock vaccination programme to control the disease.

♦ Developing a slaughterhouse business model suitable for conditions in Mongolia in 2011 and providing technical assistance on good management and welfare practices for livestock slaughter.

♦ Conducting a major review of New Zealand’s national biosecurity surveillance programmes and making recommendations for their improvement.

♦ Conducting a national survey on the drivers of animal welfare compliance in the New Zealand livestock industries on behalf of the Ministry for Primary Industries in 2012.

♦ Completing a Pig Movement Study, investigating biosecurity risks, on behalf of New Zealand’s former Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) in 2008.

♦ Developing a Five Year One Health Plan for the Government of Vietnam, providing holistic risk management of animal, environmental and related human health threats.