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Jenny Stewart

Dr Jenny Stewart PhD FGeol FCIM
Director of Science and Transformation

Jenny Stewart is the Director of Science and Transformation at the Animal and Plant Health Agency. Jenny leads both APHA science and the APHA transformation which will be delivered by the Science Capability in Animal Health (SCAH) Programme (SCAH) at Weybridge. She is a member of the APHA Executive team and Management Board.

Jenny currently leads a multidisciplinary team of approximately 950 scientists and other specialists working collaboratively with multiple partners to deliver for customers in Governments while acting as the design authority for SCAH which will upgrade the Weybridge campus and transform the way science is delivered to safeguard and future proof our world-class animal health science and research capability.

Jenny has spent her career split between central government and higher education, in corporate, operational and science and technology roles. Her most recent previous role was as Director of Science and Technology in the Home Office, leading research, operational and regulatory teams including as SRO for the HO GMPP Biometrics Programme.

Investing in the UK’s science capability in animal health

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Hear from APHA’s new Director of Science and Transformation, Dr Jenny Stewart, as she talks about plans to redevelop the Weybridge site to enhance its capability and reputation as a world-class science centre to support APHA’s mission to safeguard animal health for the benefit of people, the environment and the economy.