Our Team
Dedicated to Customer Success
Leadership Team
Driving Change, Striving For Excellence
Always aim for the best
Russell Ferris
Chief Executive

Russell Ferris joined Weatherbys in 2016 from his position as Director, Ireland for the Sky Sports racing channel At The Races. He has over 16 years senior management experience including 5 ½ years as Managing Director of Limerick Racecourse. In addition to his role with Weatherbys Scientific, he is also the CE for the Weatherbys General Stud Book in Ireland and Great Britain.

Our key value is our customers
Dr. Rebecca Weld
Laboratory Services Director

Rebecca joined the company in 1999 as a laboratory scientist and since then has gained a broad range of experience in the agri-genomic industry. Rebecca became Director of Laboratory Services in 2016 and is responsible for managing the overall functions of the laboratory. Rebecca joined the board of directors in March 2017.

Always deliver more than expected
Romy Morrin
International Sales Director

Romy has over thirty years’ experience in laboratory applications of genotyping to the Bovine, Equine, Ovine and Canine Industries with a major emphasis on Parentage Verification and Nanimal Identity. She is the current chair of the ISAG Cattle Molecular Markers and Parentage Testing committee, a member of the Equine Genetics and Thoroughbred Parentage Testing Standardization Committee and a member of the ICAR DNA Working Group Committee.

Curiosity has its own reason for existing
Paul Flynn
Head of Research and Development

Paul joined Weatherbys in 2002. He is a molecular geneticist with over 15 years’ experience within the Agrigenomics sector, specialising in application of latest Omic Technologies and Bioinformatic Solutions. He holds an MSc and is currently undertaking a research PhD in Bovine Conservation Genetics.

Have you tried turning it off and back on again?
Glenn Malone
IT & Operations Manager

Glenn joined the company in 2016 with over 20 years IT experience in various industries from Computer Gaming and Networking Technologies to Telecommunications and Insurance. His background includes Software Quality and Testing, Project Management, Program Management and Leadership roles and has studied Electronic Engineering in Dublin City University (DCU) and Leadership and Management in University College Cork (UCC).

Price is what you pay, value is what you get.
David Donovan
Finance Business Manager

David joined the company in April 2017 as Finance Business Manager. David is an FCCA and studied finance and economics in University College Cork. Prior to joining Weatherbys Scientific, David worked as financial controller for European Rugby Cup Ltd., the company that created and produced the Heineken Cup. He has also held management accountant roles in Ibec and Irish Estates.

Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
Ian Sanders
Head of Commercial Operations

Ian joined us in July 2017 as Business Development Manager. Ian has over 20 years’ experience in Sales, Marketing and Product Management within the Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics markets. Ian has a track record of introducing new products and services to new global territories. He has driven growth within a diverse range of companies, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.