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Dr Geoffrey Foster

Dr Geoffrey Foster

Geoffrey Foster

 01463 246046

SRUC Veterinary Services,

An Lochran,

10 Inverness Campus,

Inverness IV2 5NA


Geoff Foster is a microbiologist with extensive experience of farm, companion and wildlife animals, inhabiting land, sea and air, as well as their interactions with humans and other species, including zoonoses and antimicrobial resistance.

He manages the Scottish Government’s AA115 Advisory Activity on Zoonoses and Antimicrobial Resistance at SRUC Veterinary Services and has important links in the zoonoses and AMR chain through representation on several national committees. In conjunction with FSS, he introduced AMR surveillance of farm animals presenting at Scottish abattoirs, ongoing since 2017.

Leading Ideas

  • Agriculture
  • Plant and Animal Health
  • Animal Health & Welfare

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies