Dr Hamish Rodger
SAIC Independent Scientific Panel Member
Hamish graduated from the University of Glasgow Veterinary School in 1984 and has worked as an aquatic animal veterinarian for over 30 years. He has a Masters in Aquatic Veterinary Medicine from the Institute of Aquaculture where he also completed his PhD in 1997. He was founder and principal of the veterinary aquatic animal practice Vet-Aqua International, now merged into Fish Vet Group.
He is a founding Diplomat for the European College of Aquatic Animal Health and current research interests and projects include investigations into the causes and control of gill disease in marine farmed salmon, amoebic gill disease, alternate methods for the control of sea lice and effects of climate change on aquaculture.