Andrew Soldan was appointed Veterinary Director, APHA in June 2018. He first joined the agency in February 1999.
His previous roles in the agency include:
- Head of APHA Scientific; the agency’s commercial services and products
- Head of Laboratory Testing and International Trade Programme Manager
- Regional Laboratory Test Manager
Before this, Andrew worked as a Veterinary Investigation Officer in the former Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, and as a private veterinary surgeon in Devon and York.
He also worked for the former Overseas Development Administration as a Veterinary Officer in Malawi for 5 years.
The Veterinary Director is responsible for the leadership and management of veterinary services delivery across the agency.