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.
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.
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 animal 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.
Paul joined Weatherbys in 2002. He is a molecular geneticist with over 15 years’ experience within the Agrigenomics sector, specialising in the application of latest genomic Technologies and Bioinformatic Solutions. He holds an MSc and is currently undertaking a research PhD in Bovine Conservation Genetics.
Paul joined the company in 2018 as Senior Laboratory Manager. Prior to joining he was Technical Manager for a large animal health diagnostics company in Ireland and has an extensive background managing private laboratories servicing the agricultural industry.