Andrew Henderson is the Independent Chair of the Safe Meat Advisory Group, we sat down with Hendo to get the 101 on Foot & mouth Disease to understand a bit more about what it is, how it’s transferred and what work is happening in the background to prepare and combat it coming to Australia.
Michael Patching is an Australian Veterinarian based in Singapore. With a Masters in Animal Welfare Ethics & Law from Edinburgh University, Patcho is driven by making change and having impact. Within animal welfare, he wants to see some basic, yet difficult changes occur and he see’s this as an obligation.
Patcho grew up in the suburbs of Perth and from a young age knew that he wanted to be a Vet.
His career, may have well taken a secondary seat to his love of Rugby. Travelling the world as a semi-professional player his footy career took him to play rugby, and work as a vet in Australia, New Zealand, Europe and across Asia.