Ruth Clements graduated as a Veterinary Surgeon from Edinburgh University in 2008, and is currently studying for an advanced certificate in medicine, with a focus on welfare and ethics. She is head of veterinary programmes at FAI Farms, focusing on research and consultancy workstreams in terrestrial species. Current programmes span work looking at disease challenges, nutrition, welfare and behavior all with the aim of developing practical, sustainable solutions for producers.

Ruth also provides veterinary care and advice for FAI’s farms, heads up the animal health unit and provides technical support to other parts of the Benchmark business.