Committees of College

Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law (AWSEL) Sub-Speciality Sub-Committees

AWSEL Executive Group

• Patricia Turner (Chair)
• Aurelie Thomas
• Andy Butterworth
• Peter Thornton

For enquiries about examinations, please contact Aurelie Thomas at

For enquiries about credentials and recertification, please contact Peter Thornton at

For enquiries about education and residency, please contact Andy Butterworth at

Re-certification and Credentialing Committee:

• Peter Thornton (Chair)
• Anne Fawcett (Vice-Chair)
• Laura Hanninen

Education and Residency Committee:

• Andy Butterworth (Chair)
• Emanuela Dalla Costa (Vice-Chair)
• Antonio Velarde
• Marjan van Hagen
• David Bailey

Examination Committee:

• Aurelie Thomas (Chairperson)
• Paul Roger (Vice-Chair)
• Jose Peralta
• Andrew Gardiner

Behavioural Medicine (BM) Sub-Speciality Sub-Committees

BM Executive Group:

  • • Tiny de Keuster (Chair)
    • Tomas Camps
    • Jaume Fatjó
    • Claude Beata
    • Sarah Heath

Re-certification and Credentialing Committee:

• Sarah Heath (Chair)
• Tomas Camps (Vice Chair)
• Christos Karigiannis
• Patrick Pageat

Education and Residency Committee:

• Claude Beata (Chair)
• Helen Zulch (Vice-Chair)
• Marta Amat

Examination Committee:

• Jaume Fatjo (Chair)
• Ludovica Pierantoni (Vice Chair)
• Carlo Siracuse
• Chiara Passalacqua
• Machteld van Dierendonck
• Rachel Casey