Barney Reed Senior Scientific Officer - RSPCA

Barney joined the research animals department of the RSPCA in 2002 having previously worked in the Animals Scientific Procedures Division (now known as the Animals in Science Regulation Unit) of the Home Office. He holds an MSc in Applied Animal Behaviour and Animal Welfare and a BSc in Psychology (with Biology). Barney’s interests are varied and include the development and implementation of legislation in the UK and around the world; promoting consideration of ethics and animal welfare relating to the use of animals in experiments; understanding animal behaviour and how the needs of animals can be met; and advocating for fuller implementation of measures that reduce the impact of science on animals. He has spoken at conferences and workshops around the world and has had work published in a range of publications.